and Lucentio: Group Work on 1.1 and 1.2 of Taming
WILL PRESENT THEIR RESPONSES TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS ABOUT THE EXCERPTS
IN CLASS DISCUSSION ON 9/19.
groups will look at 1.1; two groups will look at 1.2.
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Look at the opening lines said by Petruchio/Lucentio. What do they
tell you about him?
Look at Petruchio's/Lucentio's interactions with their servants. How
do they interact with each other? Form an opinion about their
relationships and be ready to defend you ideas with close reading from the
What do we learn about the character of Grumio/Tranio (What is revealed
about him?) and what is his function in this part of the scene?