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by William Shakespeare

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How does Pertruchio show that he is even more shrewish than Katherina in Act IV scene 1 of The Taming of the Shrew?

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In this hilarious scene, we actually see that Petruchio has so successfully out-shrewed his wife that she takes the role of being reasonable and trying to calm his anger and rage against the servants. Note how, when they arrive, Petruchio is quick to berate his servants for not attending him and his new wife properly. He...

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