Taming of the Shrew Review
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Stage direction indicating that character leaves (exits) the stage
stage direction indicating a character comes on to the stage
stage direction indicating a character not on stage but able to be heard by the audience and other characters
an expression of grief, pity, or concern.
agrees with Petruchio when she realizes it is the only way to be content
Youngest daughter of Baptista
Solo wooer to Kate, a "raging fire"
trying to get with Bianca but settles for a widow
A foolish old man; suitor to Bianca.
dresses as a Latin tutor to gain Bianca's hand
Servant to Lucentio; disguised as Lucentio
Lucentio's second servant, who assists his master and Tranio in carrying out their plot.
the wealthiest, yet very superficial and absent-minded man of Padua with highly-sought after daughters because of large dowries
Petruchio's servant and the fool of the play—a source of much comic relief.
to ask persistently; to beg
Condition of being too full or too satisfied
similar; obedient; submissive
to disguise; to pretend
precise and brief
to stray from the main subject
long and tiresome
severity; strictness; sternness
to explain in detail
a safe place
discussing with others
to refrain from; to abstain
happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage
try to gain the love of someone