The two stories that are being compared are, Taming of the Shrew and 10 Things I hate about you. Taming of the shrew is a play written by William Shakespeare about a woman named Kathrin who knows as a shrew and gets tamed by a wealthy man that’s named Petruchio who try’s to tame “A shrew.” Then there’s ten things about you that is a remake of Taming of the Shrew, but it’s placed in a high school that’s in the 90’s and theses two girls are sisters, Kate and Bianca, what ever Kate does then Bianca can do it, and Kate is the “shrew.” The difference between the relationship of Kate and Petruchio in the play Taming of the Shrew and 10 things I hate about you is seen through Petruchio’s motivation to be with Katherine. This ultimately influences the way Katherine responds to him and is “tamed.” When his motivation is money he tames aggressively by starving her and depriving her of sleep she is tamed by him through. However, when he sees beyond her shell and gets to know her she tamed herself.
The “Of Mice and Men” duo demonstrated what it was like to have a trustworthy and caring friend while “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet” demonstrated what it was like to dive into a rushed relationship based on the eye’s first impression. Romeo and Juliet’s relationship was not love, it was lust, while George and Lennie’s relationship was pure and
In William Shakespeare’s timeless play Romeo and Juliet, two star crossed lovers are faced with great adversity as they hide their romance from their feuding families. As author James Lane Allen once said, “Adversity does not build character, it reveals it”. Romeo, a Montague, struggles to hide his love for the Capulet daughter, Juliet, from his family and friends. The challenge of lying to his closest companions, and going against his family’s ways to secretly marry Juliet causes Romeo to act erratically and carelessly. Throughout Act 3 Scene One, Shakespeare exposes the lovestruck Romeo’s mercurial nature and impulsivity through his thoughtless actions.
Shakespeare’s classic love story Romeo and Juliet provides a glimpse into a world that is filled with family rivalry, death and the short-lived relationship between the two protagonists. At the begging of the play, the audience is introduced to the family rivalry between the Montagues and Capulets. Shakespeare creates this imperfect world that is filled with hatred as there is a civil strife between the two families. It is in this imperfect world that Shakespeare introduces Romeo and Juliet’s love for each other. In addition, Shakespeare uses religious imagery in order to convey the idea that Romeo and Juliet share a divine and good love.
Shakespeare’s play, Much Ado About Nothing, is a play about multiple relationships. Hero and Claudio are the first relationship, and Beatrice and Benedick are the other relationship. The play talks about the ideal traits of a couple in the Shakespearian time period. Times have changed, as couples have evolved and have generally become less “traditional”. Back in the day, the female would submit to the male. It was a set up marriage and she would just try to make the male proud. Relationships, in the modern day, are more egalitarian than they use to be. This allows Benedick and Beatrice to represent more of a modern time ideal couple, than Claudio and Hero.
We face many challenges in life, for example, some challenges are difficult physically, like climbing the highest mountain in the world, and some are mentally challenging, like being an air traffic controller. Ladies and gentlemen, can I tell you that one of the greatest challenges that you will ever face is that, of love. Not just today, but even 400 years ago, William Shakespeare was already exploring the challenges of love. I welcome you to Vox Populi: Generation Y. Speaks Out, I am Jacob Fischer and today I would like to talk about one of William Shakespeare's most famous plays, Romeo and Juliet.
In the Taming of the Shrew there was many plot structures. There was the framing plot, and the triple action play that included the induction: Christopher Sly and the trick played on him, Lucentio/Bianca which is the romantic play, and Petruchio/Kate which is a romantic play as well. The genre includes a comedy genre. In this play there is a beginning but there is no end. When Christopher is mentioned, we don't know what happens to him. In production, it mentions the balcony which is a play within a play. Sly accounts for and is the main plot.
Everyone knows that in order to create a good love story, it needs to also involve an intriguing plot line or plot "twists" if the creator prefers it. However, in the critics’ point of view, they sense that Shakespeare uses several facts about the topic of love to illustrate how it can be a very complicated process in comparison to what Romeo and Juliet had to go through. Love itself is a burden to some people who are, "not experts in the field", and Shakespeare takes it very seriously in the entire play. This essay will be divided into several parts, where the topics I will cover over the body of my essay will be discussed. Part 1 lists the reasons behind why Romeo and Juliet is described as a comedic play, and Part 2 will discuss the reasons behind why Romeo and Juliet is described as a tragic
The Taming of the Shrew is a romantic comedy. If comedic devices were not there The Taming of the Shrew would be just a normal romance. Comedic devices do work to develop the plot in The Taming of the Shrew. The are several comedic devices in this story: unexpected plot twists, witty language, disguises or costumes, young love with a struggle, and unity and harmony. These all contribute different comedic aspects to the plot and push the plot forward.
Play Analysis – Essay 1 “Much Ado About Nothing “ Submitted by Noor Ul Ain Shaikh (BSMS 2A) What seems to be a comedy play for an audience who enjoys a theatre with good humor and romance, “Much Ado About Nothing” contains much more than just entertainment. If we dig in deep, William Shakespeare’s play has much more than a tragic story with happy ending; even that is debatable. The theme of this play revolves around deception, plotting against your own, personal gains and rejection.
Thesis Shakespeare illustrates the fine line between illusion and reality using love, which is a passion-driven combination of the two. The young lovers’ behavior, both in moments of potion induced dreams and wide awake reflection, highlight how close illusion and reality get when love is in the air, and how reason is all but thrown out when lovers reach a dream-like
A classic work of art, Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, strongly guides readers to the concept and memories of love at first sight. With clever dialogue, competition and rivalry, humorous teases, and insight to brave and passionate romance, Shakespeare demonstrates a powerful connection between emotion and justice. Set in Verona, two children from rivaling families, Romeo and Juliet, come together at a ball thrown by Capulet, instantly falling in love. The two vow to secretly get married when Romeo, from the Montague party, climbs Juliet’s balcony confessing their love. Through Romeo’s impulsive behavior, Tybalt’s compulsiveness, and Capulet’s frustrations, Shakespeare suggests that emotions without self reflection lead to poor and
The classical ideas of calmness, stoical patience, and broad-mindedness should be joined in human conduct with the Christian virtues of love, faith, and hope” (McKay 384). The themes of love and hope hold prominence in many of Shakespeare’s tragedies. His ability to illustrate characters through actions and emotions largely associates him with this central idea. The use of describing characters through emotive language is largely evident in Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare describes Romeo and Juliet as “star-crossed lovers”, and he perfectly illustrates this idea by showing the extremes that the two protagonists go through just to be in each other’s
Shakespeare’s renowned play Twelfth Night centers around love, both in platonic and romantic instances. Characters display elements of self, brotherly, amorous, and friendly love towards one another; however, of the relationships portrayed, the strongest ones are those between men. In contrast, relationships between men and women lack depth and sincerity due to the lapse of communication between the opposing genders. Men are able to express their feelings to one another more freely, which gives their bonds strength that heterosexual relationships fail to display.
Shakespeare’s novel “Macbeth” demonstrates the many ways in which love can factor into a play. Through the connections built between characters, and the relationship Macbeth holds with power, the ways in which love are perceived through “Macbeth” are evident. In Shakespeare’s play “Macbeth,” there is a strong relationship between Lady Macbeth and Macbeth, the relationship between the two characters is known as the most obvious - yet this relationship challenges traditional perceptions of love. The attitude Lady Macbeth and Macbeth have towards each other constantly changes, thus making it hard to form a clear-cut opinion of their relationship.