The Taming of the Shrew

Referring to Petrucio's soliloquy at the end of act 4, scene 1, answer the 5 questions below!

#1:What physical deprivations does Petruchio plan for Kate?

#2: What change of tone is conveyed in Petruchio's use of the phrase "reverend care"?

#3: What motivation does Petruchio express near the end of the soliloquy?

#4: Whom, doe Petruchio address in the last two lines?

#5: Do you agree with Petruchio's techniques for taming a shrew, or can you suggest better a way? If you can, then include that in your answer as well.

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These are a lot of questions but I'll take your first one.

Petruchio keeps with his falcon metaphor and says she must not be fed until she becomes submissive to him, "My falcon (Kate) now is sharp and passing empty,

And, till she stoop, she must not be full-gorged."

He will also keep her from sleeping.