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The Taming of the Shrew

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Thou art a lord, and nothing but a lord. Wonder not Nor be grieved. And, but I be deceived, Signior Baptista may remember me 2160 Near twenty years ago in Genoa, Where we were lodgers at the Pegasus. Half a frame Interestingly, Shakespeare does not conclude the play by referring back to the Induction and the framing device remains open-ended. Ay, and the time seems thirty unto me, 260 Being all this time abandon'd from your bed. If she be curst, it is for policy, For,she's not froward, but modest as the dove; She is not hot, but temperate as the morn; 1145 For patience she will prove a second Grissel, And Roman Lucrece for her chastity. Yes, by Saint Anne do I.

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Taming of the Shrew (complete text) :

the taming of the shrew text

If you love the maid, Bend thoughts and wits to achieve her. Well aim'd of such a young one. For this reason, if you'll know, That she's the choice love of Signior Gremio. She may perhaps call him half a score knaves or so. By this reck'ning he is more shrew than she. We have not yet been seen in any house, Nor can we be distinguish'd by our faces For man or master. Then, Baptista and his daughters Katherine older, the shrew and Bianca younger appear with Bianca's suitors Gremio and Hortensio.


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the taming of the shrew text

The Taming of the Shrew was first printed in the Folio of 1623, in a text that is the basis of all modern editions. That by degrees we mean to look into, And watch our vantage in this business: We'll over-reach the greybeard, Gremio, The narrow-prying father, Minola, The quaint musician, amorous Litio; All for my master's sake, Lucentio. And I have met a gentleman who has promised to help me find a good musician to instruct Bianca. Who knows not where a wasp does wear his sting? How can you be a tutor when you're here in Padua as Vincentio's son? No, sir, but hear I do that he hath two: The one as famous for a scolding tongue As is the other for beauteous modesty. Good Lord, how bright and goodly shines the moon! As she passed, her neighbors pounded spoons or other implements against kettles, pots, or frying pans.

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The Taming of the Shrew: Act 1, Scene 2 Translation

the taming of the shrew text

Then give me leave to read philosophy, 1280 And while I pause serve in your harmony. Who is that calls so coldly? Why, I am past my gamut long ago. The film was originally intended to be a vehicle for and. Greybeard, thy love doth freeze. Her name is Katherina Minola, 100 Renowned in Padua for her scolding tongue.

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The framing device in The Taming of the Shrew » The Taming of the Shrew Study Guide from Crossref

the taming of the shrew text

If you be gentlemen, Do me this right: hear me with patience. Why, and I trust I may go too, may I not? I'll after him and see the event of this. Faith, gentlemen, now I play a merchant's part, And venture madly on a desperate mart. God save you, Signior Gremio. Know you not the cause? Say that she rail; why, then I'll tell her plain 1015 She sings as sweetly as a nightingale.


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The Taming of the Shrew

the taming of the shrew text

Then both, or one, or anything thou wilt. Petruchio: Boisterous and domineering gentleman of Verona who woos and wins Katharina against all odds. He that has the two fair daughters; is't he you mean? I will not sleep, Hortensio, till I see her, And therefore let me be thus bold with you 105 To give you over at this first encounter— Unless you will accompany me thither. No mates for you, 355 Unless you were of gentler, milder mould. Now, fellows, you are welcome. What say you to a neat's foot? I know not what to say; but give me your hands. I am like a mountain that stands firm against a windstorm, even if it never stops blowing.

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Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare. Search eText, Read Online, Study, Discuss.

the taming of the shrew text

Good sister, wrong me not, nor wrong yourself, To make a bondmaid and a slave of me- That I disdain; but for these other gawds, Unbind my hands, I'll pull them off myself, 840 Yea, all my raiment, to my petticoat; Or what you will command me will I do, So well I know my duty to my elders. Nay, come again, Good Kate; I am a gentleman. A room in Baptista's house. Thus it stands: 470 Her elder sister is so curst and shrewd That, till the father rid his hands of her, Master, your love must live a maid at home; And therefore has he closely mew'd her up, Because she will not be annoy'd with suitors. The more my wrong, the more his spite appears. It was used to put lawbreakers on public display.

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The Taming of the Shrew: Text in Context

the taming of the shrew text

A subplot involves the wooing of Bianca by several suitors including handsome Lucentio, foppish Hortensio, and elderly Gremio. The sister to my wife, this gentlewoman, Thy son by this hath married. Let him that mov'd you hither Remove you hence. Start any project with a brain dump. Back at Padua, Tranio as Lucentio introduces the Pedant as Vincentio to Baptista, and all agree to sup together. Such a mad marriage never was before.


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Taming of the Shrew: List of Scenes

the taming of the shrew text

Nay, then you jest; and now I well perceive 855 You have but jested with me all this while. I am glad he's come, howsoe'er he comes. Tranio, be so because Lucentio loves; And let me be a slave t' achieve that maid Whose sudden sight hath thrall'd my wounded eye. Or have I dream'd till now? O no, good Kate; neither art thou the worse For this poor furniture and mean array. You are very welcome, sir.


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Introduction » The Taming of the Shrew Study Guide from Crossref

the taming of the shrew text

But, sir, love concerneth us to add Her father's liking, which to bring to pass, As I before imparted to your worship, I am to get a man,—what e'er he be, 143. My remedy is then to pluck it out. I say it is the moon. I would love to hear some reaction, particularly from Shakespeare teachers and scholars. Master, if ever I said loose-bodied gown, sew me in the skirts of it and beat me to death with a bottom of brown bread; I said a gown. Sirrah, where have you been? Now, by Saint George, I am too young for you.

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