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domestication

[də‚mes·tə′kā·shən]
(biology)
The adaptation of an animal or plant through breeding in captivity to a life intimately associated with and advantageous to humans.
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An especially pleasing aspect of this edition is its disinclination either to see The Tamer Tamed solely through the lens of The Taming of the Shrew or to assume that it is necessarily inferior to Shakespeare's play.
In addition to the intrinsic interest of its narrative, The Tamer Tamed raises intriguing textual and theatrical issues.
As the relationship between humans and early dogs grew, the animals began defending people and assisting them in hunts Eventually, humans started breeding tamed canines that had desired traits, such as loyalty and good hunting abilities.
In this hilarious play, Petruchio gets married for a second time but this time it's his turn to be tamed by his second wife, Maria.
Alexandra is at Newcastle Playhouse next week as Maria in The Tamer Tamed.
The Taming of the Shrew and The Tamer Tamed runs until November 8.
Researchers have puzzled, however, over how often the ants tamed new species and whether they shared their successes.
Though storms are still common, such swelling is rare on the Colorado today because, in 1963, engineers tamed the river.
Director Gregory Doran's solution was to take him to the pub and chat about his plans to pair Taming of the Shrew with playwright John Fletcher's response, The Tamer Tamed.
Horses have traditionally been tamed or ``broken'' by using brute force, but Roberts' method can tame a horse in about 30 minutes without a hint of cruelty.
THE TAMER TAMED, Swan Theatre, Stratford, running time 2hr 45min, until November 8.
I think fish and game summed it up best when they said he was too wild to be tamed, and too tame to be wild.