Taming of the Shrew Modern Day Translation
Taming of the Shrew Modern Day TranslationBy: Sydney Beeman & Gavin McCutcheon
FROZEN; Act I, Scene I
Character ListBianca... AnnaAnna fits the role of Bianca because she easily falls in love with Hans and she is obedient.Lucentio.HansHans fits the role of Lucentio because he only wants to marry Anna for money and power.Katherine...ElsaElsa is similar to Kate because she is the shrew not allowing her sister to get married and not wanting to get married herself.
SettingIn the Kingdom of Arendelle, where Anna and Elsa are princess. They then go to the ball to celebrate Elsas coronation. Anna and Hans are meeting for the first(second) time and Anna believes it's love at first sight.Then they ask Elsa for her blessing of their marriage but Elsa says noThis is appropriate setting compared to Padua because it is a kingdom with 2 princesses with the older one is a shrew and the younger is the one the men all want.
ANNA(Bianca)- MajorAnna the youngest daughter of Arendelles previous ruler, and the younger sister of Elsa, the snow queen. Anna is a young lover, who falls in love with Hans and asks her sister to marry him. She is a fearless and devoted women, who decides to set out on her own to stop an eternal winter and mend the broken bonds between her and her sister.
Hans(Lucentio)- MajorHans is a prince from the Kingdom of the Southern Isles. Not much is known about the prince's past; however, he is the youngest of the thirteen royal siblings, and felt somewhat neglected amongst his brothers. Knowing he would never rule the throne of the Southern Isles, Hans concocted a scheme to marry into monarchy elsewhere, eventually setting his sights on the kingdom of Arendelle. Hans' plans changed after realizing that Elsa the queen to be was less social, changing the prince to instead target her lonely and less mature younger sister Anna, planning to murder Queen Elsa after their marriage, which would result in him becoming king.
ELSA(Shrew/Kate)- MajorElsa, princess of Arendelle and heiress to the throne, is born with the ability to create and control ice and snow. As much as Elsas parents tried to control them but there was no helping it, so Elsa was shut away in her bedroom for most of her early childhood, she was given gloves to help suppress her powers and was told to hold in her emotions.Her powers continue to grow even stronger and so she becomes fearful of harming those she cares about most.One day her sister, Anna, asks to marry a man she has only known for a short while and she accidently exposes her power to her kingdom.
Act I, Scene I; Ball Room[Moving through the crowd, Anna gets bumped by a bowing mans butt. She falls. Just before she hits the floor, Hans catches her. He smiles perfectly.]HANS: Glad I caught you.ANNA: Hans[Later: Anna and Hans drink and chat.][Anna and Hans stroll out of the castle]
Act I, Scene I; Castle Balcony[Enters Balcony and starts to sing] ANNA: All my life has been a series of doors in my face and then suddenly I bumped into you.HANS: I was thinking the same thing, because like...Ive been searching my whole life to find my own place . And maybe its the party talking, or the chocolate fondue.ANNA: But with you-HANS: But with you, I found my place.Both: With you! Love is an open door.
Act I, Scene I; Waterfall[They climb to the waterfall looking out over the kingdom]HANS: Can I say something crazy? Will you marry me?ANNA: Can I just say something even crazier? Yes.[Anna Exits]HANS: [Speaking to himself] I burn, I pine, I perish- I must achieve this young modest girl.
Act I, Scene I; Ball Room[Enters back into the Ballroom] [Anna pushes through the crowd towards Elsa, Hans follows]ANNA: Oops! Pardon. Sorry. Can we just get around you there? Thankyou. Oh, there she is. Elsa!ANNA: [Speaking to Elsa] I mean... Queen Me again. Um. May I present Prince Hans of the Southern Isles.[Anna and Elsa bow and curtsey]ANNA & HANS: We would like your blessing of our marriage?Continues
Act I, Scene I; Ball RoomELSA: I'm sorry, Im confused.ANNA: Well, we haven't worked out all the details ourselves. Well need a few days to plan the ceremony.ELSA: Here? What? No, no, no ,no. Slow down No one is getting married, you cant marry a man you just met.ANNA: You can if its true loveELSA: Anna, what do you know about true love?ANNA: More than you. All you know is how to shut people out.ELSA: You asked for my blessing, but my answer is no. Now, excuse me. [Elsa exits] HANS: Ah, what a cruel [sisters she]