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by William Shakespeare

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In The Taming of the Shrew, explain why the situation related to the quote below is ironic. "Sir, my mistress sends you word That she is busy amd cannot come!" (Biodello-V.ii.83)

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This is part of the famous finale of this excellent and extremely funny play, when each of the male characters decide to perform a test to see which of their wives is the most obedient and respectful. Now, just think about the two sisters, Bianca and Katharina. Based on their actions throughout the entire play and the way...

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