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Essay | "The Taming of the Shrew" Is Described as "Breathtakingly Misogynist"

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"The Taming of the Shrew" Is Described as "Breathtakingly Misogynist"

Summary: Essay discusses if "The Taming of the Shrew" by Shakespeare is offensive to a modern audience.
`The Taming Of The Shrew' has been described as "Breathtakingly misogynist" and "Totally offensive to our age and society." Is this how you see the play"

`The Taming Of The Shrew' was not only written in but also set in a time and society that was very different to modern times. When looking back at this time it is obvious where Shakespeare got his ideas from as women and men were seen very differently; women were expected to be quiet and polite and men were expected to empower them. This suggests that when first written this play would not have been offensive but times have changed.

The main source of offence in `The Taming Of The Shrew' is the way women are expected to be conformist and submissive and that if they aren't then they are worth little...

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