"Taming Of The Shrew", "Midsummer Night's Dream" &" Much Ado About Nothing"
Examines representations of women, focusing on their resistance & adaptation to a world run by men, in these three Shakespearean plays.
# 13825 | 1,800 words | 5 sources | 1999 |
Published on Feb 20, 2003 in Drama and Theater (English) , Shakespeare (Taming of the Shrew) , Shakespeare (Much Ado about Nothing) , Shakespeare (Midsummer Night's Dream) , Women Studies (General)
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From the Paper:"The purpose of this research is to examine the representations of women in Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, Midsummer Night's Dream, and Much Ado About Nothing. The plan of the research will be to set forth the pattern of ideas in each play as it relates to the representation of women and then to discuss the means by which the characterizations emerge in the plays.
Although the details differ from play to play, what these three plays share is a line of action that demonstrates the coping strategies of women who are obliged to find--and who proceed to enact--a specific and appropriate social role. The pattern of ideas in The Taming of the Shrew as a whole can be said to define the pattern of female characterization in the play as well. The action of the play builds around the methods.."
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