Posted: September 18th, 2017
As you read the Induction, Act I, and Act 2, look for literary elements used by Shakespeare to introduce the characters in The Taming of the Shrew. Show which literary elements are used and provide notes as textual evidence. Provide at least eight responses using a variety of literary elements.
|Literary Element||Applies to |
|Act, Scene and lines||Analysis of the Element|
|Act 1, Scene 1 |
BAPTISTA: “Gentlemen, importune me no farther,
Foreshadowing shows that Katharina will be the more difficult of the two daughters for whom Baptista must find a husband.
First and Second huntsman
|Induction , scene 1 |
“Even as a flattering dream or worthless fancy.Then take him up and manage well the jest:Carry him gently to my fairest chamber And hang it round with all my wanton pictures:Balm his foul head in warm distilled watersAnd burn sweet wood to
Imagery gives us a good picture in our heads of what is going on.
|“_O monstrous beast! how like a swine he lies!”_ |
Figurative language is just a boost in writing. Such as a simile like from this quote, it brings entertainment into the dialog.
Place an order in 3 easy steps. Takes less than 5 mins.