The Taming of the Shrew is a comic play written by William Shakespeare around 1590 and first published in 1898.


See a complete list of the characters in The Taming of the Shrew and in-depth analyses of Katherine, Petruchio, and Lucentio.

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the literary devices in The Taming of the Shrew, from the major themes to motifs, symbols, and more.


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Quick Quizzes

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Further Study

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