In Taming of the Shrew, a man named Baptista is trying to marry off his two daughters Kathrine (kate) and Bianca. The issue is that Baptista will not marry off Bianca without marring Kate off first. Kate is a shrew and mo man whats to marry her, so Biancas three suitors try to find someone who will marry Kate.
Later a man named Petruchio come in and states that he wants to marry for money. One of Bianca's suitors tells him about Kate and he offers to marry her so he goes to Baptista's house to meet Kate.
Baptista is happy to marry Kate off to Petruchio and gives him his blessing. Petruchio goes to meet Kate after the men leave and they fight. Finally Petruchio says that they will get married in a week and tells everyone that against Kate's wishes.
A week later the wedding takes place and Kate is ready but Petruchio shows up late and dressed in old ugly clothes. During the ceremony he eats and onion, swears and punches the priest. Later at the reception Petruchio won't let Kate go to it and he drags her off to his house.
At Petrucio's house, Kate is starved and sleep deprived. He does this to try and tame her but she continues to retaliate until he finally wins. This is because he orders a clothing designer to come and fit her for a dress and he tears it saying that she has to earn it. Soon after they get a message saying that Bianca and her chosen suitor are getting married and return home to for the wedding.
Once at the wedding Kate get into an argument and they leave in a fight. The men then have a contest about whose wife is the best and when they all call their wives, Kate is the only one who shows and gives a speech about what a wife should be like and how to treat their husband. then Petruchio gives Kate a kiss and they leave a happy couple.