Taming Of The Shrew Visual Representation Explanation By Claudia Austin Year 8 Work Class Essay

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In my visual representation I have reflected how the play Taming of the Shrew examines the theme of 16th century ideas about gender with a representation of rose being trapped by a cage to symbolize Katherine being trapped into marrying Petruchio without having a choice because she is a female and her purpose in Shakespeare era was to become a wife.
The rose with large, sharp thorns in my visual representation symbolizes Katherine as she does not obey men and physically harms them to get what she wants as even though she is pretty and has high status she has a dangerous, sharp personality. The colour of the rose represents her love, passion and anger as she has many layers much like the rose. The rose emphasizes pain and pleasure, she is seen as a shrew but Petruchio finds pleasure in her as she is royal and the rich wife he has desired.
Taming of the Shrew has the theme of patriarchy as the males in her life won’t let Katherine be an independent woman, this is shown in my picture by choosing a man to be the one to trap the rose with a cage. The Lion is a representation of Petruchio as he is a strong and powerful man and Katherine does not have a choice whether or not she wants to marry Petruchio because he is forcing himself upon her.
The crown the lion is wearing has a lot of meaning as it emphasizes that...

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