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Essay | The Taming of the Shrew: Are Petruchio and Katherina Compatible?

This student essay consists of approximately 10 pages of analysis of The Taming of the Shrew.
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The Taming of the Shrew: Are Petruchio and Katherina Compatible?

Summary: Analyzes the William Shakespeare play, The Taming of the Shrew. Explores the characters of Petruchio and Katherina. Examines what they offer each other and their compatibility as a couple. Compares them to other couples in the play.
The Taming of the Shrew is essentially a play conveying many themes through one plot. The principal outline of the story shows a protective father (Baptista) allowing one of his daughters, Bianca; very pretty, very intelligent and supposedly the `model' wife of the time, to get married, only when his eldest daughter, Katherina; feisty, loud - the opposite to Bianca and certainly not portrayed to the audience at the beginning as a model wife, has also done so.

There are a number of men (Lucentio, Hortensio and Gremio) who have seen Bianca, and have instantly made it their aim to make her their wife. However they have also heard of Baptista's `rule' that has meant none of them have any chance with her until her elder sister is married. Luckily they find Petruchio who is looking for a wife for...

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