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How Does Petruchio Change In The Taming Of The Shrew

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In the 1590s, William Shakespeare wrote the comedy, “The Taming of the Shrew”. The comedy starts off with introducing the lord, his servants, and a drunk named Christopher Sly. Then, the lord and his servants tried to convince the drunk that he is a lord by giving the drunk the lord’s bed, and they also give him a wife which was one the lord’s servant. After that, they convince Sly to watch the play and this is when ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ starts. ‘The Taming of the Shrew’, is about a family, a father, and two daughters. The father is trying to marry off his daughters, and one of them, Katherine, is considered a shrew by the people in the Padua, Italy. His other daughter, Bianca, is the younger sister, and the people of Padua, see her as sweet and kind, and many people such as Lucentio, Hortensio, and Gremio want to marry her, but her father does not allow her to marry until Katherine gets married. Lucentio then comes up with an idea and tries to convince his friend Petruchio to marry Katherine. Petruchio agrees because he is out money and he needs to a marry a rich woman. Later, Petruchio marries Katherine, and she changes the way she acts at the end of the play. Similar to Shakespeare’s other plays, ‘The Taming of the Shrew’, was made into films, and each director had different interpretations of the play. The two…show more content…
They include Christopher Sly, and just like in the text, the glove also has the lord and his servants who try to convince Sly that he is a lord. The atmosphere is slighting different from the original because the Globe made the audience a part of the play which sets a tone for humor, The diction is high and is very hard to understand if you do not understand shakespearean language. The Globe’s version of the play is mainly for adults. The Globe does a great job of the introduction scene and stays true to the original text in this
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