Warm Up: What ultimately happens between Pertruchio and Kate? Will they be getting married? If so, when? If not, why not?
At the end of this scene, Bianca’s suitors try to win over Baptista. Who “wins” in the end and why?
Drama: The Taming of the Shrew
You Be the Director! Petruchio and Kate
Act 2 on film analysis
Homework: In a well written response of one page, analyze the film version of Petruchio and Kate’s meeting scene. Be sure to describe the directorial choices (including setting, lighting, actions and costumes) and how these choices influence the characterization of both Petruchio and Kate as well as the dynamic between them.