Taming Of The Shrew Comparison

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““My tongue will tell the anger of my heart, Or else my heart, concealing it, will break” (IV.iii.84-85). Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew and the modern movie, 10 Things I Hate About You, have many similarities and differences. One difference was in Shakespeare’s version, Tranio did not have a love interest, but in the modern movie, Michael, who portrayed Tranio, had a love interest. A second difference was that Vincentio, who had a role in the marriage of Lucentio and Bianca, was not seen in the movie at all. However, there was one similarity that stood out, and that was Kate being happy in the end of both the versions. The first difference was Tranio not having a love interest. In Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, Tranio was more focused on helping his master Lucentio get Bianca that having a love interest was unnecessary. Tranio is loyal to Lucentio, so he’d do anything to help him, “In brief, sir, sith it your pleasure is And I am tied to be obedient-...I am content to be Lucentio” (I.i.218-19,223). However, in 10 Things I Hate About You, Michael was all for having a girl of his own. This shows that in the mind of Shakespeare, the little fact of adding another girl was nowhere in the vicinity of his mind when he was thinking of ways to make the play flow along…show more content…
In Shakespeare’s version, Baptista said Bianca could marry when Kate does, and in the modern version, she could not date until Kate did. Mainly, in both versions, Kate had a hard time finding someone to be with because of her ways and Bianca had suitors. However, in both versions, she had to wait, “That is, not to bestow my youngest daughter Before I have a husband for the elder” (I.i.50-51). Though Bianca did not like it, both versions of Baptista knew that if Kate did not have a suitor, then she might not ever have gotten one. In the end, though, they both managed to find

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