In The Taming of the Shrew, how does Shakespeare introduce the theme of the confusion between appearance and reality in the Induction?
Appearance vs. reality is of course a central theme of this excellent Shakesperian comedy, and the Induction in many ways introduces this theme that will come to dominate the play. It principally does this through the trick that the Lord wishes to play on Sly by making him believe that he is actually a Lord...
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