Dating in the elizabethan era
Which is uncommon of ladies to do during this time period, her doing this was a demonstration of her shrewdness.
During this time period woman had no say in who they were going to marry, so they would not oppose the union.
And so, the Rose had to close soon after, but with the recently renewed interest and development of other early modern theatres, parts of the theatre site have been reopened to the public.
I’m not sure if you noticed, but I used several terms in that previous paragraph that might’ve had you scratching your head.
In the play Petruchio wants to marry the shrew Katharina because of the wealth of her family, also knowing that her dowry will be high.
In the article “Household Kates: domesticating commodities in The Taming of the Shrew” by Natasha Korda.
Two main cultural topics in this play are courtship and weddings.
Many people use these terms interchangeably (and sometimes incorrectly), so now’s a good time to define and clarify.
Such a mad marriage never was before.” Petruchio uses such foul behavior in effort to give Kate a taste of her own medicine as a tactic to tame her.
The play then proceeds to a feast which is tradition of the Elizabethan era, the feast wished the couple a long and happy life.
The wealthy would dress in their best attire, to show their respect and class.
Something that Petruchio refuses to do arriving to his wedding in tattered apparel.