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The Taming of the Shrew

The Taming of the Shrew

  

by William Shakespeare

The Taming of the Shrew Language and Communication Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Act.Scene.Line). Line numbers correspond to the Norton edition.

Quote #10

BIANCA
Fie, what a foolish duty call you this? (5.2.139)

Bianca's resistance to Lucentio's attempts to control her behavior at their wedding banquet not only reveals Bianca to be more of a "shrew" than Kate but also puts a kink in the "happily ever after" scenario we expect from comedy.

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