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by William Shakespeare

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What is the dramatic effect of the wedding scene Act 3 scene 2 in The Taming of the Shrew? Please provide evidence if possible! Thankyou.

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In this scene we see that although Petruccio has won Katarina's hand, his "taming" of her is far from over. This scene is incredibly amusing, as we join the onlookers of this wedding cringing in embarrassment at Petruccio's appearance, lateness and behaviour. We can see that Petruccio just doesn't want a dowry - he wants a wife that is "tamed". His actions serve to rob...

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