What brief summary could I use for Act 1 ?
Act 1 starts after a brief introductory section. The introduction is great. A lord decides to play a trick on a man named Sly. Sly is passed out drunk when the lord finds him. The lord's plan is to have Sly wake up in a manor with servants and opulence and make him think that he has always been a lord. Sly is suspicious, but he goes along with it, when he discovers that he has a wife. Before the lord lets him see his "wife" though, Sly must watch a play. The play is the rest of Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew."
Act 1 scene 1 begins in Padua with Lucentio and his servant, Tranio. Lucentio is in Padua to further his vast education. Upon arrival in the city, Lucentio and Tranio come across a noisy group consisting of Minola and his two daughters, Katherine
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