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Analysis of the Shaping of the Image of the Shrew from “The Taming of the Shrew” to “Strange Stories from Liao Zhai”

Huihui Si

Abstract


“The Taming of the Shrew” is an early work of Shakespeare, which vividly portrays the image of Catherine’ s shrew. “Strange Stories from a Lonely Studio” is Pu Songling’ s representative work. In this work, the author presents images of different types of shrews. Generally speaking, these two works reflect the social scene at the time through vivid images of shrews and convey profound truths. This article mainly focuses on the analysis of the image of the shrew in “The Taming of the Shrew” and the analysis of the image of the shrew in “Strange Stories from Liao Zhai”. The focus is on the analysis of the image of the shrew and the background behind the image of the shrew. The cultural value and social significance that it contains, I hope to inspire some related fields and give readers some perspectives.

Keywords


Taming the Shrew; Strange Stories from Liao Zhai; Image of a Shrew; Shaping Analysis

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/ahe.v5i5.3639

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