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Essay | Katherine in "The Taming of the Shrew": A Transformation from Stubborn to Obedient

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Katherine in "The Taming of the Shrew": A Transformation from Stubborn to Obedient

Summary: Through the course of William Shakespeare's play "The Taming of the Shrew," Katherine is transformed from a dynamic, stubborn character, who believes no one should control her, to an obedient, loyal, wife. Through this transformation, Shakespeare's portrays one's capacity to change, which is an important part of human nature.
In Shakespeare's play, The Taming of the Shrew, Katherine, a dynamic character, ends up being able to transform herself from being a stubborn shrew, to an obedient, loyal, wife. She is stubborn because she feels that nobody should be able to control her. However, after falling in love with Petruccio she becomes obedient.

Katherine shows her stubbornness when Petruccio decides that their wedding day will be on Sunday. Infuriated with being told what to do she replies "I'll see thee hanged on Sunday first" (Shakespeare 97). Katherine is not used to people telling her what to do in such a forceful manner as Petruccio does with her. She opposes this proposition for being wed and would rather see Petruccio hung before having them wed Sunday. Kate is too independent and intelligent to allow a man to tell her...

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