The Taming of the Shrew

Based on your analysis of the book, why has Kate been so shrewish?

Could u pls provide a quote from the book ..... explaining it ....thx

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Kate's shrewish behavior is the result of many different things. She is jealous of her sister (Bianca gets more attention from dad); she doesn't feel attractive; thinks she is going to be an old maid, and despises the way men treat her. The worse the treatment, the more shrewish she becomes.