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A Comparison of Ten Things I Hate About You and Taming of the Shrew

Summary: Examines the effect of social and cultural constraints on characters in Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare and Ten Things I Hate About You, a film based on the bard's play.
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 values can be noted.

The modern appropriation, Ten Things I Hate About You, goes along the same story line however it is quite evident that the different context has a significant impact upon the content.

The most obvious indicator of the type of society is given through the medium that each text is presented in.

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