Compare And Contrast Taming Of The Shrew And 10 Things I Hate About You

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Additionally, in both the play and film the characters are similar in names and characteristics, for example, Kate and Katherine are both portrayed and corresponded as “shrews”. In 10 things I Hate About You Kat is illustrated as very opinionated, verbally abusive, cruel and a b**** towards others in the modern day society, majorly it is her attitude and overall mouth that gets her into misconception with those she confronts. Whereas Kate in Taming of the Shrew is seen as more of a physically abusive than opinionated like-minded personnel in contrast to Kat in the film 10 Things I hate about you, we find that often when she gets anguish with an individual or has the desire of wanting something she expresses her views by assaulting others erratically…show more content…
The characters throughout both film and book counterpart each other very distinctively and the same go for their roles. For example, Bianca Minola in “Taming of the Shrew” is very much so alike Bianca Stratford (10 Things I Hate About You) they both are considered that of a snotty sophomore, model of obedience and modesty with beyond exceptional looks which explains very much so why both are hugely admired by a following of men who want to pursue their hearts. In Taming of the Shrew, we do not discern much of Bianca her only role is to basically be chased around by the men who vastly admire her and are out to conceal her…show more content…
Another important similarity of characters is the role in which the fathers play Walter Stratford (Father to Kat and Bianca) is a single dad, who also happens to be a doctor, like any other dad he is known to be very overprotective of his daughters with his conditioning and priority only being to secure the best possible living standards for his daughters. In saying that he doesn’t want neither Kat nor Bianca to engage in stereotypical teenage activities such as partying, drinking, smoking, doing drugs, joining cults or having sex, concerned for both their wellbeing and mentality he advocates a path that will enable them to stick to appropriate roots and be able to make their own decisions as they are near to becoming independent woman of society. As oppose to that father figure in Taming of the Shrew Baptista is almost holding his daughters hostage rather than enabling them to pick their own pathways, he is simply fond of the interest of trying to rid himself unruly of Katherine and will do just about whatever he can to get rid of her preferably expressing no concern of whom she ends up marrying. His only
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