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.