The Taming of the Shrew
The Taming of the Shrew
by William Shakespeare

The Taming of the Shrew Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Animals
Petruchio's wedding getup and Kate's dirty old dress
Nature
Setting
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Ending?
Tough-o-Meter
Plot Analysis
Booker's Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Comedy
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
Induction, Scene 1
Induction, Scene 2
Act 1, Scene 1
Act 1, Scene 2
Act 2, Scene 1
Act 3, Scene 1
Act 3, Scene 2
Act 4, Scene 1
Act 4, Scene 2
Act 4, Scene 3
Act 4, Scene 4
Act 4, Scene 5
Act 5, Scene 1
Act 5, Scene 2
Characters
Katherine Minola
Katherine Minola Timeline
Petruchio
Petruchio Timeline
Christopher Sly
Christopher Sly Timeline
Bianca
Bartholomew
Baptista Minola
Lucentio
Hortensio
Gremio
Tranio
Grumio
Biondello
The Lord
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Transformation
Transformation Quotes
Art and Culture
Art and Culture Quotes
Gender
Gender Quotes
Marriage
Marriage Quotes
Education
Education Quotes
Society and Class
Society and Class Quotes
Family
Family Quotes
Language and Communication
Language and Communication Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
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Next Up: The Domesticating of the Meerkat Flashcards
Next Up: The Domesticating of the Meerkat True or False
And He Didn’t Even Need to Invest in a Shock Collar
And He Didn’t Even Need to Invest in a Shock Collar Flashcards
And He Didn’t Even Need to Invest in a Shock Collar True or False
Essay
Photos