The Taming of the Shrew Essay | Sexism in William Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew

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Sexism in William Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew

Summary: Essay investigates how women were treated in Elizabethan times compared to nowadays and takes a look into whether it is sexist or not. Examines these societal issues as portrayed in William Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew.
The Taming of the Shrew is an amazing piece of literature from one of the world's most famous writers, William Shakespeare. Even though it is great it has been widely discussed around the world as being too sexist, causing controversy between those who admire the play, to those who look at it with disgrace. It is looked at from two sides, the play being described as quite sexist in the modern day, to looking at it in its historical context where it is not seen as sexist at all. The play covers many themes that will be discussed throughout the essay, these include the education of women in modern and Elizabethan history, the treatment of women and the relationship of marriage throughout the play and nowadays and the expectations men had for women back then.

Education is not of course a major...

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