The Taming of the Shrew

Draw in words the main characteristics of Katharina.

answer please

Asked by
Last updated by jill d #170087
Answers 1
Add Yours


The "shrew." When she first appears, Katharina lashes out at Hortensio and Gremio, shocking one spectator - Tranio - and delighting the others - us. She is consistently clever, strong-willed and vibrant, an attractive contrast to her sister Bianca. When she seems finally subjugated at the play's end, Shakespeare subtly suggests that she may yet have the upper hand.