The Taming Of The Shrew And Watching 10 Things I Hate About You

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The Taming of the Shrew vs. 10 Things I Hate About You It is interesting how things tie together, whether it be the connections between people or the allusions found in literature. While watching the movie 10 Things I Hate About You, the play “The Taming of the Shrew” may never even come to mind. It may not even be until one is asked to compare the two or critique the elements of one versus the other that they realize how similar the two works are. After reading “The Taming of the Shrew” and watching 10 Things I Hate About You, one will notice the similarities and differences in elements between the two. Gil Junger’s 1999 film adequately reflects the main concepts of “The Taming of the Shrew” while also adjusting the story to fit more modern times. In the film 10 Things I Hate About You, Gil Junger closely follows the storyline of William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew”. Junger’s 1999 film is about two sisters who are complete opposites. Katherine, better known as Kat, is a very smart, strong opinionated, and independent young woman. Bianca, on the other hand, is beautiful, outgoing, and way more into boys than she needs to be. There was nothing wrong with their diversity until father Walter decided to restrict Bianca from dating until Kat started dating. Bianca attracts several guys she goes to school with including shy guy Cameron James. Cameron and his buddy, Michael, come up with a plan to get Bianca. Their plan includes convincing pretty boy Joey Donner into…

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