Lego stop-motion: The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare

Act I, Induction Scenes I and II Christopher Sly, a local drunk, is mislead by a lord to believe that Sly is actually nobility. While passed out, Sly is carried to the castle where he is cleaned, dressed in fine … Continue reading

Looking Deeper into “Taming of the Shrew”

To fully understand the play “Taming of the Shrew” you must understand the characters. Each character has a different personality. Kate, for example, is bad tempered and does not like it when Petruccio tries to tame her. On the other … Continue reading

Kate’s Traits

For this project, I chose Katharina (Kate). The play is William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew”. It is set partly in Padua and partly in Verona. Kate is the extraordinary main character of the play. Over the course of … Continue reading

EVOLUTION of Kate

Kate is the shrew in The Taming of the Shrew. Kate is the older daughter and she has to get married before her younger sister Bianca can. Kate doesn’t want to get married and is extremely spoilt and explosive. Katherina: … Continue reading

Katherina, a story of conflicting personalities

Kate is one of the main characters in Taming of the Shrew. She starts out being selfish, and angry; but in the end, she becomes a kinder person. When Petruchio takes Kate to his house, she is forced to work … Continue reading

Taming of the Shrew (Act I, Sc. I)

Act I, Scene I, Lines 1-47 An introductory speech by Lucentio (son of the great merchant of Venice, Vincentio of Pisa) and his manservant Tranio. Vincentio has given permission to his son Lucenetio to travel to Padua to study “virtue, … Continue reading

Taming of the Shrew (Act IV, Sc. III)

This scene takes place in Petruchio’s country house.  Katharina has been begging for food from Grumio, stating that she has never had to beg before.  Petruchio and Hortensio eat the food in front of Katharina.  Petruchio also sends the tailor … Continue reading

Taming of the Shrew (Act IV, Sc. V)

Pertruchio, Katharina, Hortensio and their servants are on the way back to Padua and restng along the way.  Pertruchio orders the company to continue with their journey. Katharina contradicts Pertruchio, and he responds with the opposite, saying whatever he says is … Continue reading

Taming of the Shrew (Act V, Sc. II)

In this well-known soliloquy, the now-tame Kate addresses the women at the wedding banquet:  “Wipe those frowns off your faces and stop rolling your eyes”, which are considered to be “disrespectful” towards their husbands.  This concludes the main plot of the play … Continue reading