Notes 2 - Shakespeare 1 The Taming of the Shrew Main structure play within a play 2 plots with frame story Frame play Chris Sly(tinker gets drunk

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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 - Taming of THE Shrew not A Shrew
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course ENGL 4320 taught by Professor Trivedi during the Spring '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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