What is an example of humor in Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew?
One of the most famous scenes in The Taming of the Shrew is when Katharina and Petruchio meet, starting around 2.1.184. The two of them exchange barbs that are both sharp and suggestive. When Petruchio claims to have been “moved to woo thee for my wife” (in an emotional sense), Katharina urges, “let him that moved you hither / Remove you hence” (in a physical sense) and says she knew him for a “moveable,” or a piece...
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