It has been about a decade between catching up with Kate et al. from The Taming of the Shrew. And before my mid-2000 reading, I had a brief catch up in High School when I was a student. The different phases of my own life informed my reading of the play, adding a richness each time I’ve caught up with the squad over the times. When I was a 16-year-old feminist, I was mortified by Petruchio’s cruelty towards Kate. I think even then, I knew I was a Shrew, so I took her treatment personally. Somewhere inside, I feared being…

Hannah Geraghty

Hello from Australia! I’m a wife, mum, animal lover and educator who does a lil’ writing on the side.

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