Contrasts in Taming of the Shrew

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Shakespeare loves to use contrasts in his play: these contrasts in setting, people, events, belief system help to develop the plots or themes of the play. Identify three of these contrast and explain how these help to develop the plot or the theme. The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare is one of Shakespeare's earliest comedies. This play is about a young girl "Katherina" who acts like a shrew. In "Taming of the Shrew" …

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…the main theme of this play that Shakespeare wants to develop is that what a person is really like is more important than how they appear to be. Taming of the shrew has many thoughtful themes, and this play also shows us how we have to act with different people. Shakespeare has used many contrasts in this play to make it easy for us to understand the play and they were really useful as well.