The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare

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In Act I Scene 2 of The Taming of the Shrew, find an example of sarcasm spoken by Grumio that indicates that Gremio is too old to be wooing Bianca.

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This question is a little tricky; because Grumio's comments are sarcastic, we have to know that Gremio is old in order to recognize Grumio's criticism and puns. Other things point to Gremio's age; Grumio brings this home with his sarcasm.

Grumio is Petruchio's witty and talkative servant. He manages a running commentary on Bianca's suitors. Several instances of Grumio's sarcasm play on the fact that Gremio is an elderly man. First, when Gremio and Lucentio enter, Grumio says the following:

So to beguile the old folks, how the young folks lay their heads together!

Since Gremio is not young, using the term "young folks" is clearly sarcastic.

Then, when Hortensio greets Gremio as his rival in love, Grumio says:

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