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    Shakespeare 's play “Taming of the Shrew” and the 1990’s film, 10 Things I Hate About You,both aim to reflect the common ideas of- relationships, feminism, appearance verus reality and transformation. However, the context and intended audience of both texts forces varied representations and interpretations of these ideas. The use of film techniques and modern day music are used in 10 Things to appeal to a modern audience, while Taming of the Shrew is represented using literary techniques. 10 Things I Hate About You is set in a 1990’s high school and follows a stronger feminist approach to cater to a modern audience. However, both the play and the film portray a society where outspoken and aggressive women are deemed “shrewd” and undesirable. The…

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    The Taming Of The Shrew and the movie 10 Things I Hate About You. There are also several similarities between the two. Both stories have the same general plot. In 10 Things I Hate About You, there is no character who acts as Lucentio/ Cameron. Lastly, both of the stories have the same antagonist and the same protagonist. In both of the stories, the father of Katherine and Bianca says that Bianca isn’t allowed to date or marry a boy until Katherine does. The problem is that Kat is rude,…

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    Good morning today I will be talking about Shakespeare: the great English playwright and how even today people can relate to the characters and themes he explored. The characters explored in Taming of the Shrew and 10 Things I Hate About You, are similar. The main characters have similar or the same names, for example Katerina becomes Katherine, Bianca’s name stays the same, and Petruccio who is Patrick. One similar theme explored in both of the plays is disguise. Although Taming of the Shrew…

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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…

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    Ten Things I Hate About Shrew William Shakespeare is one of the most preeminent playwrights to have ever sauntered this earth. Shakespeare has composed hundreds of sonnets, plays and stories which range from romance to humor. One of his most memorable works is The Taming of the Shrew, which is a humorous play, which also expresses elements of romance. In today’s terms, the play would be considered a romantic comedy. The Taming of the Shrew has been adapted in many different ways. A very famous…

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    The Taming of the Shrew vs 10 Things I Hate about You The movie, 10 Things I Hate About You, and the play, Taming of the Shrew, are based on the same basic plot but the movie is more modernized. There are two sisters, Katarina and Bianca. Katarina is tough, unpleasant, and unlikable. However, everyone loves Bianca. Men constantly try to win Bianca's love, but she is not allowed to have a date until Kat does, but no one wants to have anything to do with her. Finally, someone gets Kat's…

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    I really enjoyed this film the characters were fun and so was the dialogue. The film almost remind me of 10 Things I Hate About You which was said to be based of a Shakespeare play The Taming of the Shrew, in which the leading lady was originally against marriage yet somehow was tricked into one. Jan is the shrew which is defined as an ill-tempered woman characterised by scolding and nagging and Brad is the man that tames her as his alter ego Rex. Rex represents everything Brad is not and that…

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    happens too often, and it unfairly defines a person. In Shakespeare’s play Taming of the Shrew and the movie 10 Things I Hate About You the characters, Katherine and Bianca, are victims of societal labeling, therefore only being who others expect them to be, unable to form original personalities and reach their full potential. Most of the time it is easier to be what people expect rather than express originality considering being yourself is perceived…

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    usually portrayed in stereotypical ways. The film industry should do a better job at incorporating more female leads and roles into film because it helps break gender stereotypes, it helps show the true multidimensional character of women and helps with the representation of women opposed to their constant underrepresentation. Amelie (2001) directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet and 10 Things I Hate About You (1999) directed by Gil Junger were two films that incorporated a strong female lead which…

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    critique assignment, I decided to focus on the late 90’s film, “10 Things I Hate About You” by Gil Junger that was based off of Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew”. The very first time that I saw this film, I do not even think that it was intentional. I was just casually in my room with the TV on a random channel, and not even paying attention to whatever show or movie was playing. Then I actually started to focus on the film because at the time, I was a huge Batman fan and I saw that Heath…

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