Act 1 Scene 1 : Thirsty For Freedom

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Act 1 Scene 1: Thirsty for Freedom Scene Description: The scene is set in a restaurant called Noma in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is clear, dark night sky and the moon is glistening. The restaurant is seemingly quiet and is only half full. Bianca is newly wed to her husband Petruchio and as a celebration they have invited Katherine, her husband Lucento, Widow and her husband Petruchio out to dinner. They are all sitting at a table waiting for dinner to be served and Katherine has just outraged Bianca and alleged that she is disobedient and ungrateful towards her husband and that she is an ungovernable worm and that her husband is her king and should respect and obey him at his every command. Irritated and completely disagreeing with what…show more content…
I clean his clothes, make the beds, shop for groceries, cook his food, clean the kitchen and lay beside lye husband at night and that’s just the start. Marriage isn 't a love affair. It isn 't even a honeymoon. It 's a job. A long hard job, at which the females have to work for mans every goddamn desire. Is this how I´m going to spend the rest of my life? Marred to someone who is perpetually distracted and somewhat wistful. I muse to myself of the day I leave him, the day ill be free. I refuse to let him do the thinking, talking, and naming for me. I will not treat my body as a commodity with which to purchase with economic security or superficial intimacy; for if a woman’s bodies is to be treated as objects, our minds are in fatal danger. I insist that those to whom I give my friendship and love should be able to respect my mind. I’m tired of this wretched and catastrophic attempt at making Petruchio happy. Where is the advocacy of women 's rights these days, equality of the sexes? I’m capable of living and paying my own way, I could as happy as anybody on earth. Already I can feel my independence bounding, I’ll be my own security live life astray from todays expectations and morals woman should have. Why should any independent, intelligent female choose to subject herself to the whims and tyrannies of a husband? I assure
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