The Question and Answer section for The Taming of the Shrew is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Petruchio tries to be bolder and more confidant than Kate. He uses his status of a man to basically overpower Kate. He matches her wit as well as uses irony to subdue Kate’s “rebellious” nature. Petruchio ,for example, decides to “kill (Kate) with...
In Act I, Scene I, we learn that Lucentio has arrived in Padua to study. He wishes to gain wisdom, become virtuous, and make his father proud of him.
What act are you referring to?