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    In order for two comparative texts to develop ones understanding of shared themes and ideas they must over come the boundaries of differing contexts and explore the strong parallels between them. Shakespeare’s play “The Taming of the Shrew” (1590-1592) was composed during the Elizabethan era in contrast to Gil Junger’s “10 Things I Hate About You” (1999) set around 1990s America. Although the diverse time periods their correlating plots are indicators of appropriation and pronounce an intertextual

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    The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare is a rich play for interpretation mainly because of its controversial content, due to the of power dynamics of Petruchio and Katharina. I chose to stage The Taming of the Shrew because I found the storyline engaging and I felt that the play would be able to be staged nontraditionally while continuing to retain its storyline and original language. For my production I would like Katharina and Petruchio to be in their late teens around 16 to 19 years old

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    During the 1600s, William Shakespeare wrote the play The Taming of the Shrew. This play has been well-known throughout the ages. The play has been adapted into film and the two most popular version of it are The Taming of the Shrew and 10 Things I Hate About You. The movie The Taming of the Shrew was released in 1967, while the newer version came out as, 10 Things I Hate About You which was released in 1999. Even though these two variations are based off the same play they have many similarities

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    Taming of the shrew fun facts: When people first read The Taming of the Shrew the romantic comedy they didn't believe that shakespeare actually wrote it. Taming of the Shrew is about a play within a play that takes place somewhere around the italian renaissance but there wasn't a set place for the Taming of the Shrew. Also out of the two main characters Katherine and Percutio there is no protagonist. Another fact about The Taming of the Shrew is that the first print of the play was in 1623. Characters

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    In Shakespeare’s play The Taming of the Shrew, the main character, Katharina Minola is portrayed as a shrew. Her behavior emanated from the fact that a father who treated her with indifference raised her and there was a lack of a motherly influence in her life. “Shakespeare sketches her character with a depth the typical shrew lacks” (“The Taming and Comic Tradition” 1) so her behavior is a defense mechanism used to protect herself from rejection. Katharina “is aggressive and belligerent, but

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    William Shakespeare, an internationally renowned playwright, wrote many texts that are still performed to this day. The Taming of the Shrew is no exception. Because of its popularity, the text was released as a film in 1967 and 1999. The original adaptation follows a similar storyline to the Shakespearean text. It incorporates the same values and ideologies of love depicted in the initial play created in 1590. 10 Things I Hate About You is somewhat of a modernized film version of the earlier text;

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    The Taming of the Shrew was written somewhere between 1592 and 1594 (Bevington 2). Taming of the Shrew’s titular theme is Petruchio “taming” his shrewish wife, Katharina, which was a common theme for plays during Elizabethan England. However, the play delves so much deeper into their relationship than just focusing on a male’s forced submission of a female. In fact, The Taming of the Shrew offers a sophisticated opinion on how a married couple should interact. Petruchio’s grand scheme of how he will

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    The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy/love story written by Shakespeare between 1590 and 1592. However, in the current era with new beliefs of men and women’s roles, The Taming of The Shrew is seen as pure misogyny. The plot of the play follows the idea that Bianca, the youngest daughter, is a beautiful young girl with lots of male attention and is eager to wed, though her wealthy father will not allow it until her older hot-tempered sister also has a suitor. Many modern films has been made on this

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    At first glance inside Shakespeare’s, Taming of the Shrew, one would perceive it to be a farce in which crude and slapstick humor is used to compose the play. This is shown through the use of comedic injuries, edgy humor, and a shallow storyline. Also, Robert Heilmann describes a farce as “people [characters] as if they lack, largely or totally, the physical, emotional, intellectual, and moral sensitivity that we think of as ‘normal.’’ Although this is how it appears, a deeper analysis of the plot

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    Based on my experience watching The Taming of the Shrew, I do agree with Ms. Ditor. For quite a bit of the play I was asking myself what was going to happen next, and that helped me to be more engaged in what was happening with the storytelling of the play. The aspect of wondering what was going to happen next, whether or not someone already knows the storyline and plot, it something that comes with the performance and those conducting it. In the audience, I noticed that the energy flow was greater

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