Analysis Of Shakespeare 's ' Taming Of The Shrew '

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Courtney Hoffhine
June 9, 2016
English III Honors
Ms. Howard
08.04 Writing about Relevance
“When love speaks the voice of all the gods makes heaven drowsy with the harmony,” Taming of the Shrew, Act IV, scene II.
Besides being a well written play, the comedic devices that each act holds is used to help develop the plot and the comedy effect of The Taming of the Shrew. The devices used has shown the audience how the shrew could be changed by receiving the same treatment it has been giving. Shakespeare used comedic devices to help keep the audience focused on the story and keep them guessing to what Petruchio was going to do to make Katharina tame. The plot becomes developed when certain events with family drama, quick-witted language, and unexpected scenarios that take place to create plot twists that no one can foreshadow. All of the materials used above shape a story of how a woman changes dramatically with the help of one man who she undoubted calls her husband without any choice of decision.
Who doesn’t love some family drama in a movie or ever a play, Shakespeare I known to coordinate some family drama in a majority of his play writes. In the Taming of the Shrew he used the comedic device of family drama to kick of the plot and give some structure to this story. At this point Katharina hasn’t had the best of luck at finding a suitable man to take her hand in holy matrimony but to be fair no man wants to even call her their wife. Katharina’s younger sister Bianca wants to
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