Although they were composed in different contexts, the messages Junger conveys in ‘10 Things I Hate About You’ are the same as those that Shakespeare presented to his audience in ‘The Taming of the Shrew.’ While ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ and ‘10 Things I Hate About You’ were composed hundreds of years apart and reflected their difference through utterly different contextual values. Both ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ and ‘10 Things I Hate About You’ scrutinize the themes of patriarchal social hierarchy, gender roles and love alongside relationships. In ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ the significance of these themes are articulated through the effective use of Shakespeare's dramatic techniques, which emphasize the social principles for the Elizabethan context. Likewise in ‘10 Things I Hate About You’ a reasonable perception is produced towards the post modern society through Junger’s use of expert film techniques. Although both texts vary in context, they still posses the resemblance in relation towards the messages and themes conveyed.
This angers Bianca because she is keen to date but Kat clearly isn’t. Bianca is the youngest daughter and Kat is the eldest. Notice in both films, the younger daughter is named Bianca. Also notice a small difference, In Tame Of The Shrew, they call the eldest sister Katharina or Kate, but in 10 Things I Hate About you,
We should be strong enough to say no if someone's asking us to do bad things. The most common reason is that trust that is especially things you can’t tell your friends. Finally, Strong jealousy and unhealthy competition can make people stop being friends. Most women feel a sense of competition from time to time toward the women in their lives. Psychologist Irene Levine, author of "Best Friends Forever," explains that women naturally compare themselves to their friends.
The characters are affected by the death of Eva Smith/Daisy Renton but Sheila Birling shows the greatest remorse. Priestley represents Sheila birling in two different ways. Firstly, she is displayed as a spoilt, naïve child who does not reflect on how her actions could affect other people. This is shown by how her jealousy and influence got Eva Smith sacked from her second job at milwards which caused her life to become unstable. Secondly, Sheila is displayed as a dependent women “but these girls aren’t cheap labour” this reveals that she already is showing change and develop.
She does not care what the people in her school thinks of her as she describes them as idiots who has pathetic, empty, meaningless and consumer-driven lives. Like Kat, I also believe that school is one, big popularity competition and that people shouldn't be so superficial. Her motto is “you don't always have to be who they want you to be”. She also tends to be insensitive to other peoples feelings, as she answers Patrick's advances sarcastically and with indifference in the beginning. This is mainly because
The Role That Envy Plays in A Separate Peace Morgan Vejdani English II Honors October 20, 2011 Envy is a force that can alter the dynamics of a friendship, as well as transform one’s personality. In this essay, I will display the role that envy plays in the novel A Separate Peace, written by John Knowles. Throughout this novel, it is clear that Gene is very envious of Finny. At times, this even brings out a side of Gene that he is not proud of. Through Gene’s actions and the characteristics of Finny and his friendship, I will prove my theme of envy being a force that can alter the dynamics of a friendship as well as transform one’s personality.
Shakespeare's play The Taming of the Shrew and its modern appropriation, a film directed by Gil Junger, Ten Things I Hate About You is a obvious illustration of how texts can express the issues and values present in the cultural and historical context of the time. The two texts share a common scheme and explore similar issues, however, the responses given between each text vary as social values have changed over time. For example, romantic relationships are valued differently in a modern context as opposed to the Shakespearian time where the female was expected to submit herself to the man in a marital hierarchy and economic society. Nowadays, love is valued as the best foundation for a relationship where partners can be independent from one another. It is evident that these differing values in Elizabethan and modern society are reflected in the character's relationships within each text.
When a composer appropriates a text, similarities and differences are created in context and values. Composer Gil Junger, has appropriated William Shakespeare's text 'Taming of the Shrew' introducing film medium and visual techniques to create the teen film '10 things I hate about you'. The clever appropriation utilises both similarities and differences in values making the connection between the two texts noticeable whilst studying. Some of the main values shared between the original and the appropriation include gender roles, social order and importance of money. Composed and based in the Elizabethan Era, the original Taming of the Shrew holds a very patriarchal plot line, presenting an obvious male dominant society.
When we embark on emotional, mental and physical journeys, we initially possess basic attitudes, beliefs and values. Whilst the journey progresses, individuals and groups experience physical and mental barriers which influence new attitudes and aspirations. Individuals learn from others’ experiences and adopt and develop new ideas and perceptions of our surroundings and self identity. Our beliefs and aspirations influence our journeys as they are the foundation and basis from which our inner and physical passage emerges. In the poems ‘I, Too, Sing America’ by Langston Hughes and ‘Then and Now’ by Kath Walker, and the film ‘The King’s Speech’ (2010) directed by Tom Hooper, it is possible to see how individuals embark on individual and combined journeys to satisfy personal desires or to achieve a common goal.
Thesis Statement for Literary Analysis of Tangerine Character In the novel Tangerine by Edward Bloor, ______________________ makes several (Character name) ____________________ choices that (Adjective) ______________________________________. (Impact on Paul) Examples 1. In the novel Holes by Louis Sachar, Zero makes several surprising choices that help Stanley uncover the truth about himself and the curse on his family. 2. In the novel Holes by Louis Sachar, Zero makes several dangerous choices that put his and Stanley’s life in danger; however, those choices ultimately help create a strong bond between the two