The Taming of the Shrew Questions and Answers
by William Shakespeare

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Any critics' quotes with negative comments about the Induction? Why do some people think the Induction is unimportant?

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"Though skilfully written, the Induction would serve half a dozen other comedies by Shakespeare as well or as badly as it coheres with the Shrew."  (Harold Bloom, Shakespeare and the Invention of the Human, p.28).

The above is the only critic I know of to actually have...

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