Sexism In Taming Of The Shrew

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Shakespeare’s play “Taming of the Shrew” has quite a controversial plot, theme, and dialogue. Many accuse Shakespeare of being sexist, and having a hatred towards women. People tend to compare this old play to modern times, and compare Petruchio 's actions to what is socially acceptable in our generation. We can’t help but compare. Growing up in a culture where women are treated generally well (for the most part,) makes this play seem disturbing, alarming, and difficult to comprehend. This play was intended to be comedic, amusing show,a but comes off the complete opposite for some. Right away, Petruchio rubs off as an ignorant, egotistical, selfish man. His motives with Katherine are strictly for her wealth. He intended on marrying Katherine
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