Literary Elements In The Taming Of The Shrew

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Shakespeare Analysis Graphic Organizer: Part One Literary Elements As you read the Induction, Act I, and Act 2, look for literary elements used by Shakespeare to introduce the characters in The Taming of the Shrew. Show which literary elements are used and provide notes as textual evidence. Provide at least eight responses using a variety of literary elements. Literary Element|Applies toThis Character|Act, Scene and lines|Analysis of the Element| EXAMPLE: Foreshadowing|Katharina|Act 1, Scene 1BAPTISTA: “Gentlemen, importune me no farther,For how I firmly am resolved you know;That is, not bestow my youngest daughterBefore I have a husband for the elder:If either of you both love Katharina,Because I know you well and love you well,Leave shall you have to court her at your pleasure.”|Foreshadowing shows that Katharina will be the more difficult of the two daughters for whom Baptista must find a husband.|…show more content…
Imagery|First and second huntsmenSly|Introduction, Scene 1Lord: “Even as a flattering dream or worthless fancy.Then take him up and manage well the jest:Carry him gently to my fairest chamberAnd hang it round with all my wanton pictures:Balm his foul head in warm distilled watersAnd burn sweet wood to make the lodging sweet:Procure me music ready when he wakes,To make a dulcet and a heavenly sound;”(Shakespeare) |Figurative language shows that the lord thinks very poorly of the Sly but the Lord is a kind man. The Lord is very generous and is giving the Sly the best room the Lord has and is playing beautiful music and burning sweet wood in the room smells nice and there is heavenly music playing. But the lord is only doing this for a joke and a game for
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