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Shakespeare 1 1/13/12 The Taming of the Shrew - Main structure: play within a play. 2 plots with frame story - Frame play: Chris Sly (tinker) gets drunk and is tricked into thinking he’s a lord by another lord - Modern editors often rename characters to make it easier for readers - Dogs: metaphor for sisters and Petruccio’s relationship with Kate - Sly’s transformation and disguise, lord putting on play for Sly - Traveling actors- possibly due to plague - Has to put on play so he doesn’t want to go to bed with his wife
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