The Taming of the shrew
Considering the beginning of the Petruchio / Katherina plot ( Act 1 scene 1)
Stae what we learn of Baptista in this initial scene
show how Katherina is presented
Discuss Lucentio’s role in this opening scene
An important moment in The Taming of the Shrew is when Petruchio and Katherina meet for the first time.
What approach does Petruchio assume in the meeting?
What is Katherina’s response to Petruchio’s approach?
Discuss the significance of this meeting.
ROMEO AND JULIET
Explain why Romeo flees to Mantua
explain how Romeo banishment affects Juliet
Outline the plan devised by Friar Lawrence for Romeo and Juliet as a solution to their problem
The opening scene is a fast-paced and crucial one. With this scene in mind.
Describe what happens until the prince arrives
Describe Romeo’s behaviour when he first appears on stage.E
Explain the dramatic significance of the opening scene