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SHAKESPEARE: The Taming of the Shrew

William Shakespeare’s, The Taming of the Shrew, was first performed in 1594. It tells the story of an Italian nobleman named Petruchio and his courtship, marriage, and taming of a shrewish Italian noblewoman named Kate. Some modern scholars who are intimidated and corrupted by modern feminism are highly critical of the play because of its misogynistic elements. The play, however, has an important and insightful message. The play’s message is that happiness can be attained only when men and women perform their proper roles. Continue reading SHAKESPEARE: The Taming of the Shrew