"10 Things I Hate About You And Taming Of The Shrew Themes" Essays and Research Papers

  • 10 Things I Hate About You And Taming Of The Shrew Themes

    hundred years. The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare is a grand narrative- its themes transcend time, place, culture and context. Owing to the plays universal themes and timeless elements, the text has been skilfully and cleverly appropriated to be valued in various periods of time. The film 10 Things I Hate About You, composed in 1999 by writers Karen McCullah Lutz and Kirstin Smith, Kiss Me Kate directed by George Sydney and Shakespeare Retold- The Taming of the Shrew directed by David...

    10 Things I Hate About You, 16th century, 20th century 1311  Words | 4  Pages

  • A Comparison and Contrast of the Taming of the Shrew and 10 Things I Hate About You

    Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew from the Elizabethan England period and Gil Junger’s teenage film Ten Things I Hate About You, released in 1999, share many similar elements but at the same time seem completely different from each other. Although both stories work with similar plots, many aspects of the Ten Things I Hate About You, which is an appropriation of The Taming of the Shrew, have been altered to suit the teenage audience of the late 1990’s. Both stories deal with relationships with...

    10 Things I Hate About You, 17th century, Family 849  Words | 3  Pages

  • “the Taming of the Shrew” vs “10 Things I Hate About You”

    “The Taming of the Shrew” in the late 16th century. In 1999, a modern version of Shakespeare's piece was created into a film called “10 Things I hate About You”. They are obviously both similar due to the fact that “10 Things I Hate About You” was a remake of the original, but they are not completely the same. The modern film version was changed to suit a different audience of the time period and contained more up-to-date features. The play “The Taming of the Shrew”, is basically about a “shrew”...

    10 Things I Hate About You, Bianca Minola, High school 853  Words | 3  Pages

  • 10 Things I Hate About You is a relocation of the Taming of the Shrew?

    Is 10 Things I Hate About You simply The Taming of the Shrew relocated to high school? Gil Junger’s 10 Things I Hate About You is undoubtedly more complicated than a relocation of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew into high school. The transformation of Shakespearean comedy into the ‘teen’ movie genre and the integration of Elizabethan values enable the film to be a successful relocation of the play, yet the incorporation of modern gender conventions discerns it as something more than a relocation...

    10 Things I Hate About You, Adolescence, Comedy 967  Words | 3  Pages

  • Taming of the Shrew/ 10 Things I Hate About You

    The story of The Taming of the Shrew is one that raises important issues both in the Shakespearean text and in the modern appropriation 10 Things I Hate About You. How does each composer's use of this story reflect the time in which each was composed" The Taming of the Shrew was written in the Elizabethan Era in England at a time when men were considered to be superior to women. The patriarchal society of this time is reflected to a large extent in the text and various implications of traditional...

    10 Things I Hate About You, 17th century, 20th century 1569  Words | 5  Pages

  • 10 Things I Hate about You vs. Taming of the Shrew

     To create a modernised version of Shakesphere’s original; Taming of the Shrew (Shrew), Gil Junger devised a plot, with added themes and characters to adjust the shift in era and target audience. This is shown perfectly in 10 Things I Hate About You (10 things). Within the two texts, intextuality is illuminated through the use of appropriation and transformation. This is clear when analysing the change in context and form. The form of both texts is completely different. One being, an Elizabethan...

    10 Things I Hate About You, ACT, Audience 831  Words | 5  Pages

  • Appropriation of Taming of the Shrew & Ten Things I Hate About You

    Extension English Assignment – Appropriation texts of ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ and ‘Ten Things I Hate About You’ “Appropriation has merit in exposing the influence of context in maintaining or changing cultural values” With the practice of taking older texts and transforming characters, plots, themes and situations, they are able to be translated into a more modern context in which younger generations are able to understand. But inevitably when an appropriation is viewed, we are aware that...

    Arranged marriage, Courtship, Family 1510  Words | 4  Pages

  • 10 Things I Hate About You & Taming of the Shrew: Appropriation

    10 Things I Hate About You & The Taming of the Shrew The historical and cultural contexts of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew (TTS) and the 1999 film 10 Things I Hate About You (10TIH) differ exceptionally, resulting in the film’s expression of values unlike those expressed in Shakespeare’s original text. Shakespeare’s play was written during the Elizabethan era, during which the belief that men were superior to women was prevalent. This concept is centralised in TTS, through incorporation...

    10 Things I Hate About You, Elizabeth I of England, Elizabethan era 1385  Words | 4  Pages

  • Every Transformed Text Is Responding to the Older Known Text in What It Uses and in What It Modifies. What Has Been Achieved in 10 Things I Hate About You by Such a Response?

    audience in an entertaining and engaging manner. He achieved these things by appropriating the basic plotline, characters and themes of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew and using these elements in 10 Things I Hate About You. Humour is achieved by using Shakespeare's original approach in Taming of the Shrew – slapstick humour and crude sexual jokes. The modernisation of Taming of the Shrew is achieved in 10 Things I Hate About You by modifying the context of the play, moving it from seventeenth century...

    10 Things I Hate About You, 17th century, Slapstick 1247  Words | 3  Pages

  • Taming of the Shrew & Ten Things I Hate About You

    Taming of the Shrew & Ten Things I Hate About You Several hundred years separate ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ and 10 Things I Hate About You, are women represented any differently in today’s society? (M) Hello there, and welcome to S.A.S. otherwise known as the Shakespeare Appreciation Society. My name’s Mandella and we’re here live at Hathaway’s Theatre. Today we’re going to look at the differences between good ol’ will’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’ and its movie adaptation ’10 Things I Hate About You’...

    10 Things I Hate About You, Domestication, Emotion 2061  Words | 7  Pages

  • Taming of the Shrew Appropriation 10 Things

    morning/ afternoon ladies and gentlemen I am Gil Junger and I am present here today to inform you on how I appropriated the Shakespearean play "The Taming of the Shrew" into the modern day teen flick "10 Things I Hate About You" , whilst still being able to keep the key themes and values evident throughout the film. The themes and values present in The Taming of the Shrew for the appropriation to be successful needed to be evident in 10 Things I Hate About You. These included romance and marriage...

    10 Things I Hate About You, 21st century, Cinematic techniques 1605  Words | 5  Pages

  • 10 Things I Hate About You vs Shakespeare

    Appropriation is the process of taking one composer’s themes, techniques, and language features and re-contextualizing those features to address similar concerns that are relevant in a different context. The taming of the shrew is one of Shakespeare’s earliest comedies. Although it may have appealed to the audience in its time, an appropriation of the play into a film may have been essential in order to reach a modern, 21st Century audience. Since film has the ability to reach a mass audience a more...

    10 Things I Hate About You, Appropriation, Bianca Minola 1001  Words | 3  Pages

  • Comparison/Contrast of the Shrew and 10 Things

    as in The Taming of the Shrew and 10 Things I Hate About You. In 1999, the movie 10 things I hate about you was released as a modernized version of The Taming of the Shrew. (Junger Gil) The modern day movie, 10 Things I Hate About You, has similar characters to the characters from The Taming of the Shrew. Katherine from Shakespeare’s play is Katerina in the movie. Their nicknames also resemble each other, Kate and Kat. Both Kate and Kat ares still the main character and the “shrews” that must...

    10 Things I Hate About You, Elizabeth I of England, High school 930  Words | 3  Pages

  • Taming of the Shrew

    Three things that are similar Shakespeare's play “The Taming of the Shrew” demonstrates the themes of transformation, social status and culture; furthermore, these themes are also evident in the movie “10 things I Hate about You”. This prompts readers to consider if these themes affect their lives today, or are just the ramblings of a long dead writer. In “The Taming of the Shrew most of the characters were changed in some sort of of way, which makes transformation one of the...

    10 Things I Hate About You, Courtship, Dating 1277  Words | 3  Pages

  • Taming of the Shrew

    Taming of the Shrew and 10 things I hate about you Taming of the Shrew is a famous play written by William Shakespeare. In the modern day version, 10 things I hate about you, Gil Junger explores the relationship between men and women. Junger has taken Shakespeare’s ideas of favouritism, how looks can be deceptive and a person’s basis for a relationship and has put them into an up to date teenage friendly format. The relationship between fathers and daughters is often quite difficult. In Taming...

    10 Things I Hate About You, 2000s music groups, The Play 939  Words | 3  Pages

  • 10 Things i hate about you, compared to the taming of the shrew

    Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew been transformed for a modern audience in 10 things I hate about you? To make a modern version of a 16th century play, a perfect mixture of differences and similarities are needed, incorporating elements of both worlds. 10 Things I hate about you uses many of the characters and much of the plot from Taming of the Shrew as well as aspects of teen society that so many people can relate to in today’s world. Taming of the Shrew and 10 Things I Hate About You are very similar...

    10 Things I Hate About You, Difference, Domestication 710  Words | 3  Pages

  • Ten Things I Hate About You Movie Review

    I hate the boring music you play, and the basic plot and theme, I hate the plain and idle settings, and the characters with low esteem, I hate your big dumb actor profiles and the way you speak their mind. I hate you so much it makes me sick, it even makes me rhyme. I hate the way you prove me wrong, and hate it when I lie, I hate it when you make me laugh, even more when you make me cry, I hate it when you don’t make sense, and for the fact I cannot say. That I mostly hate...

    10 Things I Hate About You, American film actors, American television actors 1016  Words | 4  Pages

  • Taming of the Shrew and 10 Things I Hate About You

    replace ancient conventions with modern ones or blend both into an almost seamless package. I would not go as far to say that 10 Things I Hate About You is seamless, but in a clichéd “teen-movie style” you could not have asked for something better. Regardless, there are key similarities and differences that are intriguing. 10 Things I Hate About You has some fairly obvious similarities with Taming of the Shrew. Most notably, the main characters have similar or identical names, such as Katherine, Bianca...

    10 Things I Hate About You, 16th century, Deception 495  Words | 2  Pages

  • 10 Things I Hate About You - 1

    Many movies follow the typical “Hollywood pattern”, that is, they provide no greater meaning, no deeper purpose, than solely to entertain. However, this is not the case, as shown in ’10 Things I Hate About You’, directed by Gil Junger. The movie explores important ideas and themes, such as, the role of women in the 21st century, peoples judgments and the power that Shakespearean symbols hold. The movie breaks down the idea of the liberated woman of the 21st century. This is shown throughout the...

    10 Things I Hate About You, 21st century, Adolescence 955  Words | 3  Pages

  • Comparison Between the Taming of the Shrew and 10 Things I Hate About You

    the movie “10 Things I Hate About You”, there are a lot of similarities to “The Taming of the Shrew” by William Shakespeare. For example, most of the similarities have to do with power relationships, courtship and dating, and sisters. The main characters in both the writing and movie have the same personalities. Bianca is played as the perfect innocent teenager and Kate is portrayed as a spiteful, bad tempered person. Also, their father is still very strict. As one would think, the themes between these...

    10 Things I Hate About You, Birth order, Family 509  Words | 2  Pages

  • Compare and Contrast Taming of the Shrew vs 10 Things

    day directors and 16th century Shakespear clash? You get "10 Things I Hate About You". 10 Things is basically a modern day cliche romance where boy meets girl, boy and girl fall in love, something comes between them and in the end they reunite. Add a few Shakespear-ish names, a few Shakespear quotes, and you get "10 Things I Hate About You". Now I'm not saying "10 Things" is a bad movie, but its a much weaker, tamer version of "Taming of The Shrew". They share only the initial set-up and can hardly...

    10 Things I Hate About You, 16th century, English-language films 1232  Words | 3  Pages

  • Themes in Taming of the Shrew

    The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy written in the early 1590’s by William Shakespeare. This play within a play starts when a powerful lord plays a prank on a poor, drunken man named Christopher Sly. The lord convinces the poor man that he is actually a lord himself and that the troop of actors that have arrived are there to perform a play for him. This play that the troop of actors performs is the story of Petruchio, who wants to marry for money, and Katherina, the shrew. The two actually marry...

    Bad quarto, King's Men, Love 1420  Words | 4  Pages

  • 10 Things I Hate About You/Taming of the Shrew Comparison

    10 Things I Hate About You/Taming of the Shrew Comparison Both 10 Things I Hate About You and the play Taming of the Shrew have a lot in common. One of those things is the shared premise. What is premised from the beginning is that there is this woman that nobody really likes Katherine (the “Shrew”) in the movie or Katarina in the play. Then her father makes a rule that Kat must get a husband/date before Bianca, the younger and fairer of the two, can have a husband/date. So the guy that...

    10 Things I Hate About You, Actor, Gender role 469  Words | 2  Pages

  • 10 Things I Hate About You in Comparison to Taming of the Shrew

    I don’t like to do what people expect.” This line from the character Kat in 10 Things I Hate About You accurately summarises the attitudes of both her own character and her doppelganger, Katherina, in The Taming of the Shrew. These texts show us that the differing contexts and societal values of the texts influence directly the development and growth within the characters. The parallels and differences between Kate’s transformations in William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew and Gil Junger’s...

    10 Things I Hate About You, Character, Culture 625  Words | 2  Pages

  • 10 Things I Hate About You

    10 Things I Hate About You 1. Some elements of the stills that tell us that '10 Things I Hate About You' is a teen movie are: • Kat and Pat staring at each other – angry confrontations between two (moody) teens • Ms Perky - disapproving or disappointed adults, most likely teachers and parents • Cameron and Bianca together – ‘young love' • Teenagers are predominant in all stills • Grungy rock bands and emphasis on music – rebellion and hobbies • The prom – stereotypical of films involving...

    Prom 1679  Words | 5  Pages

  • “10 Things I Hate About You” Analytical Essay

    Shasa Smith “10 Things I Hate About You” Analytical Essay The Film10 Things I Hate About You” is based on a Shakespearian play. The film is about a teenage girl whose father will not allow her to date. Finally the girl’s father comes up with an idea – she can date when her older sister (Kat) does. Her Father knows that Kat is not going to date anytime soon saying “When pigs begin to fly”. The film explores many themes and issues relevant to teenagers today. Such themes include; Social...

    10 Things I Hate About You, Audience, Rock music 870  Words | 3  Pages

  • Journeys- Pleasantville and 10 things I hate about you

    film Pleasantville, is a fantasy film that transports the main characters, David and Jennifer, to a 1950’s television show, set in the fictitious town known as “Pleasantville”. Gil Junger’s 1999 film, Ten Things I Hate about You is a modern update based on the Shakespeare play, The Taming of the Shrew. Both of these texts convey the idea that undertaking a journey may expose us to new ways of thinking and seeing the world. Pleasantville also suggests that a journey may offer an adventurous escape from...

    Close-up, Film editing, Film techniques 1338  Words | 4  Pages

  • Taming of the Shrew & 10 Things I Hate About You

    In "The Taming of the Shrew" by William Shakespeare, and "Ten things I hate about you", directed by Gil Junger, both contexts reflect the society of when each text was composed. When comparing these two texts and observing the themes, it is indisputable that these contexts have shown the similarity and differences of the values during the time, thus, it shows the evolution of society. Firstly, "The Taming of the shrew" suggests money to be a very important necessity of life during the time. It is...

    Elizabethan era, Gender, Gender identity 860  Words | 2  Pages

  • revision of themes within the taming of the shrew

    transaction. -“I’ll plead for you myself but you shall have him” p.35 -“You fancy riches more” p.35 -“if I get your daughters love, what dowry shall I have.” P.39 -“your farther has consented that you shall be my wife” p.47 -“Tis deeds must win the prize…shall have my Bianca’s love” p.50 -“Be bride to you, if you make this assurance.” P.52 s Transformation Transformation is one of the most important and pervasive themes in Taming of the Shrew. Closely related to the theme of "Art and Culture," it...

    Education, Family, Gender 794  Words | 3  Pages

  • 10 Things I Hate About You. movie review

    10 Things I Hate About You (how it explore relationships)10 things I hate about you’ is a movie by Gil Junger. The Stratford sisters- Katarina (A.K.A. Kat) is a feminist and intelligent, while Bianca, is superficial. Bianca feels the need to date to be part of the socialites; however, her father won’t allow her to date. The rule changes to ‘Bianca can date when Kat starts to date.’ This deteriorates Bianca’s situation as Kat is a termagant. In a series of convoluted schemes, Patrick Verona is...

    10 Things I Hate About You, Heath Ledger, Interpersonal relationship 816  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Taming of The Shrew/Ten Things I hate about you

    The Taming of the Shrew and Ten Things I hate about You In the Shakespeare`s summarized version of play The Taming of the Shrew we travel approximately four hundred years back in time during the growing period of Renaissance and the reign of the Queen of England, Elizabeth I, where Shakespeare shows us the dominance of men in relation to women, with setting in Padua (current Italy) while the movie Ten Things I hate about You, successfully updated version of The Taming of The Shrew adapted to...

    17th century, Family, Husband 712  Words | 2  Pages

  • 10 Things I Hate About You: the Taming of the Shrew

    In the movie, the characters that resemble those of the play, The Taming of the Shrew, have many similarities and many differences from the characters in the play. Also, the setting of the movie is very different from that of the play. The two characters I chose from the movie were Cameron and Joey Donnor. The character of Cameron from “10 Things I Hate About You” resembles the character Lucentio from the play. I believe that these two characters are very different from each other. The character...

    10 Things I Hate About You, Bianca Minola, Carmen Electra 510  Words | 2  Pages

  • 10 thing i hate about you

    Film and Literature Week 7 Assignment “10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU” in review and comparison to Shakespeare’s “TAMING OF THE SHREW”. The adaption of the Shakespearian play the Taming of the Shrew, Known as” 10 Things I hate about you”, was an adequate representation. It lacked a true representation due to the fact that the original play began with the prank played on poor tinker Christopher Sly by The Local Lord. Watch this adaption I noticed that it had no references to that aspect...

    10 Things I Hate About You, Feature film, Pacific Northwest 587  Words | 2  Pages

  • Taming of the Shrew

    Justin Palmer Mrs. Harris AP Language and Composition 23 February 2013 Taming of the Shrew Essay: In the critical essay “Role-Playing in the Taming of the Shrew”, author Richard Henze argues that William Shakespeare’s play, “The Taming of the Shrew”, begins as part of that jest and as a play, a pretense, within the pretense of Sly's role as lord” (Henze). Henze also goes on to state, “What Petruchio does during… the taming of Kate is like the Lord with Sly”. As evident in both the induction and...

    Christopher Sly, Comedy, John Cleese 961  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Taming of the Shrew

    The Taming of the Shrew The Taming of the Shrew was a clear demonstration of the role of women in Elizabethan society. In Elizabethan society women played the role that depicted them as lower than men. They were basically slaves. The most evident example of this is the character of Katherina, who embodies Shakespeare's way of demonstrating to his audience the improper way to behave. The whole concept of Petruchio's "taming" of Kate is the author's way of displaying...

    Elizabeth I of England, Elizabethan era, Gender 1511  Words | 4  Pages

  • Ten Things I Hate About You: a Modern Shakespearean Adaptation

    adaptation of Shakespeare's The Taming Of The Shrew, the writers of Ten Things I Hate About You had to change elements of the original story to make it more accessible to contemporary audiences. Though the setting and theme of the story are very different from the original, there are clues throughout Ten Things I Hate About You that pay homage to the Shakespearean play. With Ten Things I Hate About You, the screenwriter and director successfully update The Taming Of The Shrew for modern audiences. The...

    Change, Clique, Fiction 698  Words | 2  Pages

  • Deception in Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew

    Analytical Essay Year 10 English In the Shakespearian play: The Taming of the Shrew, deception is one of the major concepts. A tangled web is created in the play through deception of character behavior and the change between clothing and class. Most of the deception in the play have particular motives behind them and create dramatic irony. Shakespeare has used dramatic irony to create a comedic play. Character deception in The Taming of the Shrew is used largely, and Lucentio one of...

    Comedy, Deception, Gender 904  Words | 3  Pages

  • Kathrine from the Taming of the Shrew

    KATHERINE (THE TAMING OF THE SHREW) From the shrew to the obedient wife Katherine is one of the main characters in The Taming of the Shrew, one of the earlier comedies of William Shakespeare, which was “probably penned in 1593 or 1594” (Wikipedia: 2007). Her role in it is essential since, together with Petruchio, she is the protagonist of this play. Katherine is not a plain character; she suffers a process of transformation through the play. In the beginning, we have a woman who does not...

    2008 albums, Love, Marriage 1888  Words | 6  Pages

  • Taming of the Shrew

    Course Tutor Date The Taming of the Shrew: A Misogynist’s Way of Life William Shakespeare’s plays and writing are embodiment of the Renaissance period. Most of his written plays and stories tell something about the context of his time. One of the most controversial plays is the Taming of the Shrew, first performed in the year 1593. Many critics believed that the story revolves around many gender issues including the hatred of women. When Shakespeare wrote The Taming of the Shrew, his characters personalities...

    16th century, 21st century, Gender 1263  Words | 4  Pages

  • Taming of the Shrew- Modern Audience

    ‘It is impossible for a modern audience to feel comfortable with ‘The Taming of the Shrew’. With close reference to Shakespeare’s presentation of Katherina comic conventions, and having the above question in mind, write about your response to the ending of the play. It is often thought that ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ (ToTS) is not suitable for modern audiences and that they would not enjoy it as a viewer. This is an obvious interpretation for a modern audience because of social conventions within...

    Audience, Audience theory, Feminism 1547  Words | 4  Pages

  • Taming of the Shrew

    Liechelle Hernandez Mrs.Vasco English 10 H-D 30 November 2012 As an Elizabethan Shrew, What was Katharina to do? The beliefs and morals of a time period can shape that values that people possess. Due to the fact that as a part of society, individuals may have to go against what they may believe in and follow what they are told. Works of literature often explore this concept. The protagonist Katharina Minola in The Taming of the Shrew, by William Shakespeare is simply a product of the...

    Bianca Minola, Elizabeth I of England, Elizabethan era 851  Words | 3  Pages

  • Taming of the Shrew

    Taming of the shrew The Taming of the shrew was just one of William Shakespeare's 4 great comedies. Taming of the shrew is based on a king named Baptista who had two daughters named Katherina and Bianca. Both daughters had arranged marriages by there father. Since Katherina was older she had to get married first. Her father chose Petruchio for her to marry. Katherina did not want to get married to Pertuchio, but Katherina did not have a choice. Katherina was very disobedient at the begging of...

    Marriage, Need, Oratory 866  Words | 3  Pages

  • Taming of the Shrew& Shakespeare Analysis Paper

    play, Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare and the modern movie 10 Things I hate about you are correspondent to each other in many ways. They have very similar characters names and their behaviors, similar plots, and themes. The characters are very similar to each other because in Taming of the Shrew, the main character’s name is Katarina and in 10 Things I hate about you the main character’s name is Katherina, or Kat for short. Katarina and Katherine are both well known as the “shrew” of...

    10 Things I Hate About You, Catherina, Character 688  Words | 2  Pages

  • Synopsis of the Film 10 Things I Hate About You

    10 Things I Hate About You The film “10 Things I Hate About You” made in 1999 American teen romantic comedy film. It is directed by Gil Junger. The film had an estimated budget of $16 million and is considered a moderate financial and critical success. In its opening weekend, the film grossed $8,330,681 in the United States The film is a modernization of Shakespeare's “The Taming of the Shrew” is titled after a poem written by the film's female lead to describe her bittersweet romance with...

    10 Things I Hate About You, Film, Romantic comedy film 549  Words | 2  Pages

  • Character Identity in the Taming of the Shrew

    Or does the chicken’s actual reality as a chicken, its feathery DNA, matter more in this discussion? Identity in The Taming of the Shrew acts the same way. Highlighting the nature of identity, Shakespeare uses the story of Christopher Sly’s taming and its counterpart, Kate’s taming, to show that appearance becomes reality. Ultimately, the characters in The Taming of the Shrew blur the lines between reality and illusion, making them one and the same. In the beginning of the play, the small...

    Chicken, Domestication, Identity function 1487  Words | 3  Pages

  • Induction in Taming of the Shrew

    Importance of the Induction in The Taming of the Shrew British Literature April 17, 2005 Many acclaimed scholars argue that the Induction in William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew is unnecessary and irrelevant to the main plot. (Bloom, 28) Shakespeare placed the induction into The Shrew for a specific dramatic purpose. The comedic tone of the play would be lost without the induction, resulting in a more literal interpretation of the play thus leaving the reader unable to distinguish...

    Gender, Gender role, King's Men 1394  Words | 4  Pages

  • Taming of the Shrew

    Taming of the Shrew: Investigation of Katherine Taming of the Shrew is focused on two sisters during their exploration of courting and eventually marriage. These two sisters, named Bianca and Katherine, have polar opposite personalities. One sister does not even consider the possibility of spending the rest of her life tied to a controlling man, while the other sister is the center of attention for all male suitors within a 100-mile radius and enjoys the devotion. Although the play begins with...

    Arranged marriage, Courtship, Husband 1200  Words | 3  Pages

  • Ten Things I Hate About You and Its Relevance to a Modern Audience

    Ten Things I Hate About You and its Relevance to a Modern Audience Although the movie Ten Things I Hate About You is based on a Shakespearian play, it was released in 1999 so it was essential that the director Gil Junger made it both relevant and appealing to a modern audience. He does this primarily through alterations to the setting and the characters, with few changes to the basic plot. The target audience is teenagers, and all the major characters are also teenagers and are all in high school...

    10 Things I Hate About You, Actor, Adolescence 936  Words | 3  Pages

  • 10 Things Evrey College Professor Hates

    10 Things Every College Professor Hates - Business Insider 1 of 4 http://www.businessinsider.com/10-things-every-college-professor-hates... LISA WADE, PH.D., SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGES AUG. 26, 2014, 10:41 AM Getty Images/Kevork Djansezian I got this email from an Ivy League student when I arrived to give a speech. She was responsible for making sure that I was delivered to my hotel and knew where to go the next day: Omg you’re here! Ahh i need to get my s--t together now lol. Jk. Give me a ring when...

    Docent, Privatdozent, Professor 1332  Words | 4  Pages

  • Context Taming of the Shrew

    The Taming of the Shrew is one of Shakespeare’s earliest comedies, and it shares many essential characteristics with his other romantic comedies, such as Much Ado About Nothing and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. These characteristics include light-hearted and slapstick humor, disguises and deception, and a happy ending in which most of the characters come out satisfied. The light-heartedness of these romantic comedies contrasts sharply with the darker humor and deeper characterization of Shakespeare’s...

    Comedy, Gender role, Marriage 1767  Words | 5  Pages

  • Animal Imagery in the Taming of the Shrew

    philosopher Immanuel Kant, “We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals”. This quote relates to William Shakespeare’s play, The Taming of the Shrew, and its relation to animal imagery. Shakespeare successfully cultivates the development of theme, relationships and character by using animal imagery. Firstly, the imagery used in this play helps to develop themes, such as power and dehumanization. Secondly, animal imagery effectively develops relationships throughout the play, including those between...

    Immanuel Kant, Power, Relationship 1887  Words | 8  Pages

  • Concepts of Love in Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew"

    Concepts of love in Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" 1. Introduction In Shakespeare's comedy "The Taming of the Shrew", the audience becomes aware of a variety of different love concepts. Such as romantic and rational love, mature and immature love, intimate and reserved love, paternal love and the love of a daughter. These concepts are represented by the different characters and are contrasted with each other. I will sum up the play and furthermore elaborate on the contrast between...

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  • Act 2 Scene 1 of Taming of the Shrew: Analysis

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