Where can I watch Shakespeare retold?
Watch Shakespeare Retold | Prime Video.
What is the modern adaptation of The Taming of the Shrew?
Some of the better known adaptations include Kiss Me Kate, a 1953 filmic adaptation of Cole Porter’s 1948 musical based on the play, McLintock! (1963), Il Bisbetico Domato (1980), 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), Deliver Us from Eva (2003) and Isi Life Mein…! (2010).
Why is Bianca a shrew?
The character Bianca Minola in William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew appears to be a perfect opposite to her older sister Katherina/Kate, the shrew of the play’s title. Kate is willful, outspoken, and rebellious, whereas Bianca appears to be a model of obedience and modesty.
Is Petruchio the Shrew?
Petruchio, fictional character, a gentleman of Verona who goes to Padua in search of a wife and becomes the suitor of Katharina, the shrew of the title, in William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew (written sometime in 1590–94).
How is 10 Things I Hate About You like Taming of the Shrew?
The film, 10 Things I Hate About You (1999) is an adaptation of the Shakespearean play, The Taming of the Shrew. The movie is presented to be very modern compared to the play, The Taming of the Shrew (1967) in terms of setting, dialogue, as well as the names of the characters.
What are the main themes in Taming of the Shrew?
The Taming of the Shrew Themes
- Gender and Misogyny. Issues related to gender are hugely important in this play, which centers around Petruchio “taming” Katherine and forcing her into the traditionally submissive role of a wife.
- Social Hierarchy.
- Theater, Performance, and Identity.
What is the message of Kate’s final monologue?
In the speech, Kate reprimands them for their angry dispositions, saying that it does not become a woman to behave this way, especially toward her husband. A wife’s duty to her husband, she says, mimics the duty that “the subject owes the prince,” because the husband endures great pain and labor for her benefit (V.
How does Petruchio tame Katherine?
Petruchio uses a number of different techniques to “tame” Kate: he proves to her that he can match her verbal acuity and quick wit, then he wields his extreme confidence, and his status as a man, when he boldly tells her father that she has already agreed to marry him when, in fact, she has not.
What is the role of Petruchio in Taming of the Shrew?
Petruchio is a gentleman who comes to Padua from Verona seeking a wife. He is loud, stubborn, and boisterous—in some ways a male version of Katherine. He accepts the challenge of taming Katherine and is confident in his ability to exercise male dominance over her.
What was Shakespeare’s inspiration for The Taming of the Shrew?
Shakespeare got inspiration from many folktales and ballads popular in England about shrewish wives being tamed by their aggressive husbands. He created a troubling comedy that explored Elizabethan issues of gender.