Hortensio in The Taming of the Shrew - Quiz & Worksheet


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In The Taming of the Shrew Hortensio plans to woo Bianca:

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1. In The Taming of the Shrew Hortensio eventually marries:

2. In The Taming of the Shrew Hortensio determines to look for _____ rather than _____ in the woman he marries.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Hortensio and Bianca are a central focus of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. This quiz will help you determine your understanding of Hortensio's character, how he moves the plot forward, and key linguistic concepts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With this assessment, you will be able to judge your level of knowledge of Hortensio, including his:

  • Characteristics
  • Motivations
  • Interactions with Bianca

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about Hortensio from the related lesson on The Taming of the Shrew
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding dramatic irony and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Hortensio's motivations in the plot

Additional Learning

To learn more about this Shakespearean play, review the lesson titled Hortensio in The Taming of the Shrew. This lesson goes more in-depth about Hortensio's role in the play including his:

  • Original expectations
  • Plan for disguise
  • Irony of his plan