The Taming of the Shrew Questions and Answers
by William Shakespeare

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Does any one know of any language features in Act 2 scene 1 of the taming of the shrew? I need to write an assignment on the language features in this act does any one know of any?? anything you know will be a huge help!! Thanks

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How about the idea that Petruchio is using language to manipulate both Baptista and Katherine .  He calls her "fair" and "virtuous," praising her beauty and her wit, her friendly personality and her wit, her "wondrous qualities and her mild behavior."  These are anything but truths based on any accounts from anywhere...

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