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    Kate is the maiden daughter of Baptista Minola. She is widely believed to be a “shrew” by many. A “shrew” is a label given to hot-tempered, aggressive women. Shrews tend to have quite the tongue. Early on in this play, the audience witnesses constant insults directed towards the male characters around her. She also performs physical acts of anger against the men who provoke her. Kate does not act like a shrew because that is who she is; she acts like one because she is unhappy and desperate. Her father treats her younger sister, Bianca, seemingly better. Other men seem to also favor Bianca, which could lead to jealousy and further unhappiness. Kate verbally rejects the thought of marriage in the opening acts. This only frustrates her father;…

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    in love with a wealthy merchants daughter. Tranio helps Lucentio win Bianca without questioning his master. In the play, Tranio shows that he is quick on his feet with his witty responses helping guide Bianca and Lucentio together. He is consistent throughout the play, leading him to be successful in his plan. From the beginning of the play Tranio is obedient to his master. Once Lucentio claims that he loves Bianca, Tranio starts plotting a way for them to be together. Tranio immediately follows…

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    in the play. He uses Cassio, Rodrigo, and Emilia in his orchestrated plan. Iago uses his wife Emilia to steal Desdemona’s handkerchief. The handkerchief symbolizes the ocular proof Othello needs to know that Desdemona is cheating on him. Iago being his manipulative self is trying to make Othello focus on the handkerchief rather than what Othello wants to see, them kiss, or in bed together. So Iago keeps dropping hints about the handkerchief. Once Othello sees that it’s the handkerchief that he…

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    begins to think about it more and more, making him not at ease. Because of this situation, Othello confronts Iago angrily mentioning that if Iago were lying he would have him killed. He also requested that he wanted proof of such accusations. This is Othello’s way of trying to solve the circumstance he has been faced with. He let false allegations get into his head and now he is trying to deny it by threatening his friend. Iago then swore to Othello saying that he wouldn’t dare lie to him. He…

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    friend; however in this film, all Lars needed was a blow-up doll named Bianca, and a community that was willing to challenge their perception of what is considered to be normal in order to help Lars cope with distress. It was beautiful and even somehow magical the way “Lars and the Real Girl” shows us that sometimes the saying is true, that all people ready need is love to overcome anything. And help us rethink what distress is and reevaluating our treatment method for treating people with…

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    a shirt like it. “The music that teenagers listened to, the clothes they wore and the films they watched during the 1970s were not isolated phenomena occurring in a vacuum. They were all manifestations of what was taking place in society as a whole (Webb 2013).” Cindy was a performer herself, so it’s a no brainer that she looked to celebrities in the media for dress inspiration. She participated in numerous talent shows, singing songs from the movie Mahogany with Diana Ross. “I also was in a…

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    undergoes an important change in attitude, values, or behavior throughout a story. Although there are many characters that undergo a transformation from the beginning of the story to the end, Katherine Minola's change seems to be the most prominent. Katherine Minola, "Kate", begins as an outspoken "shrew" but transforms into a developed woman by the end of the story. In the beginning we are introduced to Katherine’s personality by the opinions of other characters about her. Baptista Minola…

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    There are a lot of films that are adapted from Shakespearean plays. The movie, Kiss Me, Kate, is a musical adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew. It is a play-within-a-play. It is about Fred Graham creating his own musical version and he invites his ex-wife, Lilli Vanessi, to perform Katherine Minola. Fred has the lead role of Petruchio and he also invites his secondary romance, Lois Lane, to play Bianca Minola. Lois’ gambler boyfriend, Bill Calhoun, signs a UIO using Fred’s…

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    a 1967 textualized Shakespearean film, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, told of Katharina Minolas rebellion to oppose the prevailing standards, attitudes and practises placed upon the patriarchal society during the Elizabethan era. Ten things I Hate About You, is a 1999 adaptation by Gil Junger of this social sexism of male superiority however with an introduction of, and rapid rise in, the popularity of femininity. These modern ideologies can be understood and therefore comprehensively compared…

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    is a loved younger sister who is not allowed to be in a relationship with any guys until her scary and frowned-upon older sister finds a man of her own. Eventually there is a guy who is intrigued in the older sister allowing the younger sister to date. Both couples find someone they really like and fall in love. The relationships between the characters in The Taming of the Shrew and 10 Things I Hate About You effects the plot of the story and it is clear that the plot of 10 things I hate about…

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