Taming of the Shrew.
William Shakespeare's comedies always ended with a marriage. In fact, whether there was a marriage at the end or not alone determined whether the play was a comedy. In each of the three comedies written by Shakespeare, Taming of the Shrew, Much Ado about Nothing, and Measure for Measure, there was a very strong female character. However, by the end of the play, the three females conformed to society's norms to achieve a "happy ending". Furthermore, not only did they conform to the norms of their day, but it was a male whom with they fell in love with that changed their ways.
Enter an email address where the link will be sent:
Link to paper: