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read mobi ☆ The Taming of the Shrew í Paperback å william shakespeare ´ The Taming of the Shrew a comedy in five acts by William Shakespeare was written sometime in 1590–94 and first printed in the First Folio of 1623 The play describes the volatile courtship between the shrewish KatharRtues of wifely obedienceThe play’s other plot follows the competition between Hortensio Gremio and Lucentio for Bianca’s hand in marriage The only serious candidate is Lucentio the son of a wealthy Florentine gentleman He is so smitten with Bianca’s charms that he exchanges places with his clever servant Tranio in order to gain access to the woman he loves He does so disguised as a tutor So does the less successful Hortensio Gremio has nothing to recommend his suit except his wealth; he is an old man unattractive to Bianca In order to fend off this claim of wealth since Baptista has vowed to bestow Bianca on the suitor with the greatest wealth Tranio poses as the son of a wealthy gentleman and steps into the competition for Bianca’s hand Needing a father to prove his claim Tranio persuades a pedant or merchant from Mantua to play the role This ruse fools Baptista and so the formal arrangements for the marriage proceed Tranio’s tricks are eventually exposed but not before Lucentio and Bianca have taken the occasion to marry in secret Hortensio in the meantime has forsaken his pursuit of Bianca and married a wealthy widow In the play’s final scene both Bianca and Hortensio’s new wife ironically prove to be shrewis The gentle gentleman William Shakespeare pokes glorious fun a

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Has stated that Bianca will not be wed before her older sister Katharina The plot of “the taming of the shrew” then begins when Petruchio arrives in Padua in search of a rich wife His friend Hortensio sets Petruchio’s sights on Katharina the shrew Although Katharina responds hostilely to Petruchio he woos wins and tames her by the sheer force of his manly insistence and by his wit; Katharina is attracted to Petruchio in spite of herself since clearly he is her match in a way that other men could not be After their bizarre marriage ceremony in which Petruchio dresses in a wild fashion and abuses the priest Katharina’s taming continues In order to show her a picture of her own willfulness Petruchio obliges her to forgo food sleep and fancy clothing He abuses his own servants notably Grumio as a way of demonstrating how unattractive a sharp temper can be Katharina learns however reluctantly that the only way she can find peace is to agree with anything that Petruchio says and do whatever he insists At the play’s end Petruchio wins a bet from the other gentlemen that Katharina will be obedient than their new wives To show that she is indeed now obedient on Petruchio’s orders Katharina delivers a short sermon on the vi Lucentio Hey I'm Lucentio Who's that hot girl?Bianca That wou

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The Taming of the ShrewThe Taming of the Shrew a comedy in five acts by William Shakespeare was written sometime in 1590–94 and first printed in the First Folio of 1623 The play describes the volatile courtship between the shrewish Katharina Kate and the canny Petruchio who is determined to subdue Katharina’s legendary temper and win her dowry The main story is offered as a play within a play; the frame plot consists of an initial two scene “induction” in which a whimsical lord decides to play a practical joke on a drunken tinker Christopher Sly by inducing him to believe that he is in fact a nobleman who has suffered from amnesia and is only now awaking from it The main body of the play is presented to Sly as an entertainment for his delectationThe source of the Petruchio Katharina plot is unknown although a number of analogues exist in ballads about the “taming” of shrewish women The play’s other plot involving Bianca and her many suitors was derived from George Gascoigne’s comedy Supposes 1566 itself a translation of I suppositi 1509 by Ludovico AriostoFollowing the induction the play opens in Padua where several eligible bachelors have gathered to claim the hand of Bianca the youngest daughter of the wealthy Baptista But Baptista Oh well Shakespeare What do you expect me to make of this Sir