taming o'shrew

taming o'shrew - Sutliff Eng. 211 Spring 2007 Name_ The...

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Sutliff Eng. 211 Spring 2007 Name________________________ The Taming of the Shrew Quiz—(Quiz 5) Please write directly on this sheet of paper, using the back if necessary. As this is a take-home quiz, please be more thorough in your answers than the in-class quizzes. 1) In the Sun/Moon scene (4.5), are Kate and Petruchio playing parts and relying on appearances? How would you direct the actor of Kate’s character to “act” so that Kate “wins” in this scene? Please use textual examples to support your answer. Kate is fighting a somewhat pointless battle against Petruchio’s wit. It seems as though he is trying to test her drive to an argument. However, Kate is cut short as Horentsio reminds her that they have other places to be. As a director, I interpret her attitude as impatient and sarcastically submissive. In her statement, “Then God be blessed, it is the blessed sun. But sun it is not, when you say it is not, And the moon changes even as your mind. What you will have it named, even
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course ENG 211 taught by Professor Sutliff during the Fall '08 term at Kansas.

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