List of Characters
Petruchio—the clever but rough man who tames the “shrew” to be his wife.
Katharina—the shrew; a sharp-tongued woman who will not take a husband; She finally capitulates to the overpowering Petruchio and becomes the model wife.
Bianca—Katharina’s beautiful younger sister who cannot marry until a man weds Katharina.
Lucentio—a young man who wants to marry Bianca; disguises himself as Cambio, a teacher, to woo Bianca covertly.
Baptista—the wealthy father of Katharina and Bianca.
Gremio—an old man and suitor to Bianca.
Hortensio—disguises himself as Litio, a musician, in order to woo Bianca covertly; breaks off his suit when she favors Cambio,...
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