A major theme in The Taming of the Shrew is transformation. There are various examples of it such as physical disguise, changes in attitude and behavior, and psychological changes. Lucentio disguises himself as a tutor and Tranio his servant dresses up as him to fulfill his duties. Kate transforms from a shrew into an obedient wife and her whole mind set changes.
Mlle ghoul's fairy tales from the shadows....reminds me of a norse myth about the fates and how they spun your life with strings. When you were to die, they would cut the string. An interesting set of tales follows the fates, and they occour in Greek myths as well.
Macbeth. National Theatre's live broadcast of Manchester International Festival’s production of Macbeth, with Kenneth Branagh as the Scottish king and Alex Kingston as Lady Macbeth, directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh. July, 2013.