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Adam 3rd Hour LA 10 TAMING OF THE SHREW ALTERNATE READING ASSIGNMENT In the play Taming Of The Shrew by William Shakespeare Katherine was tamed by her husband Petruchio Katherine is a young girl with a very bad temper Shes feisty mean and doesnt like many other people She marries a man by the name of Petruchio and he tried hard to tame her like a shrew This means that he was going to try and make her not so rebellious and tough She went from being a mean ill-tempered girl to becoming an obedient wife One example of this is from Act 3 Scene II Katherine and Petruchio have just got married to each other Petruchio is drunk during his marriage When asked to stay he says he has to leave and Katherine goes off on him She says I will be angry what hast thou to do Shes really angry about him leaving and shes asking what hell do to make her happy This is the kind of thing that was constantly going on around the beginningmiddle of the play But toward the end of the play its obvious she has been tamed by Petruchio In Act 5 Scene II Katherine is talking explaining to a young widow about marriage and respect She says And not obedient to his honest will What is she but a foul contending rebel And graceless traitor to her loving lord I am ashamed that women are so simple To offer war where they should kneel for peace This demonstrates of her being tamed She explains about how a woman should act to her husband Shes saying that its bad of how women purposely disagree with their husbands when all they really have to do is get not complain and get along peacefully Another example of how mean she was at first is when shes having a conversation with her father Baptista and her younger
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