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Essay heading: Taming of the Shrew: Male Domination
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Issue: Shakespeare
Written by: Anonymous
Date added: June 30, 2009
No of pages / words: 4 / 965
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The point is to teach not to do wrongful things. Men revert back to their need to be the best, and to dominate in a spousal relationship fills that void. Petruchio tames Katharina on several occasions. The first taming scene is during Petruchio and Katharina's wedding. Petruchio shows up in "a new hat and an old jerkin; a pair of old breeches (3...
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Petruchio shows up in "a new hat and an old jerkin; a pair of old breeches (3.2.41-42)." Petruchio's shocking attire behooves the congregation and Katharina's amazement. Petruchio's actions are his first steps towards taming Katharina. Putting Katharina in an embarrassing situation by embarrassing himself, Petruchio shows the great lengths to which he will go to tame her...
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