"sweet Katharine, setting all this chat aside, thus in plain terms-your father hath consented that you shall be my wife. And will-you, nill-you, I will marry you!" (32)
Rising Action 2
" I must be forced to give my hand unto a mad-brain who wooed in haste and means to wed at leisure. Now must the world point at poor Katharine and say, " Lo, there is mad petruchio's wife, if it would please him come and marry her!""(37)
Katharine is the oldest daughter in her family. She has to be the first one to be married. Yet, she loves the fact her sister can’t be married after she does. For the men not to fall for her she acts like a wench.
Petruchio wants to marry someone who is rich. From the help of a friend, he's introduce to Katharine. It didn’t matter if she was a wench. For he only cared about the money.
Petruchio tricked Baptista that Kate truly wants to marry him. She goes on how no one listen to her.
To tame kate, petruchio starve her to more obedience. She would get angry until it stopped.
"'Tis burnt, and so is all the meat. Where is the rascal cook? There, take it, cups and all !"(44)
" I pray you, husband, the meat was well !"(44)
Kate realize that husbands do so much to provide a family. She should be grateful for everything.
"Fie, fie! Dart not scornful glances to wound thy lord, thy king, thy governor. It blots thy beauty! Thy husband is thy lord, thy life, thy keeper. I am ashamed that women are so simple to offer war, where they should kneel for peace. Or seek for rule, supermacy and sway, when they are bound to serve, love and obey!"(61)
Petruchio saw that Kate was no longer a shrew. She was some-what kind and a loving wife.
" Why, there's a wench! come on, and kiss me, Kate! And, being a winner, God give you good night!"(61)