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    comedy, Much Ado About Nothing is one of William Shakespeare’s most loved comedies. The play was written in 1598 and was heavily influenced by the trends of the Renaissance period. And in order to cater to the trend of growing optimism in the Renaissance, Shakespeare wrote this light-hearted comedy. Renaissance, literally meaning rebirth, contributes to the scene where Hero is pronounced dead and then comes back to life. With inspiration coming from the ancient Greek and Roman writing styles, Much Ado

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    Adapting a William Shakespeare play can prove to be a challenge, as so many have done so, making it difficult to stand apart. Accordingly, Plymouth State University added a modern twist to the play Much Ado About Nothing, and, despite certain missteps, I considered it successful. Furthermore, director Jessie Chapman not only changed the time period to a post-World War I setting, but included modern music as well. Accordingly, the costumes were changed to fit the era, including the soldiers’ uniforms

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    William Shakespeare’s comedy "Much Ado about Nothing" at Perimeter College at Georgia State University Cole Auditorium, Fine Arts Building, was a romantic comedy. It was basically about Beatrice wanting to find love with Benedick, and Claudio getting married to the daughter of Leonard. The play was filled with a lot of lies, revenge, drama and comedy. Through all the affairs, at the end of the play Beatrice ends up with Benedick. The set looked like: stairs on center stage with white carpet, desk

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    Samantha Charleville Suzan Wilson Pre-AP ELA 09 October 2017 Much Ado About Nothing Classics Essay Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare is a classic novel in which love does not happen as it seems, and there are many themes. In a town called Messina, a man named Claudio falls for a young woman named Hero. He does not know how to get her to fall back in love with him, so Don Pedro, the Prince of Aragon, makes a deal with him- he will get her to fall in love with him at a masquerade, but

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    Claudio in Much Ado About Nothing

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    character from Much Ado About Nothing, is a perfect example of this quote. Throughout most of the play Claudio is only concerned about how other people and events affect him. However, the obstacles and positions he is put in do not help the situation. The one of the main themes of this play is deception, which Claudio, as well as most of the other characters in the play, fall victim. In Much Ado About Nothing Claudio begins the play with a tendency to be very gullible and paranoid about everything,

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    Does love ever hit as hard as a rock? Does it feel like you're happier you just enlightened? Well not always. William Shakespeare is an all time legend for the genre of comedy.. He created the much ado about nothing play which is still relevant today. The play “much ado about nothing” portrays strong themes such as love, self deception and appearances vs reality. We all desire to be loved ? although many of our relationships these days don't always go as planned, in many relationships lies are thrown

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    William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing is a play involving by deception, disloyalty, trickery, eavesdropping, and hearsay. The play contains numerous examples of schemes that are used to manipulate the thoughts of other characters; it is the major theme that resonates throughout the play. Ironically, it is one of these themes that bring serenity to the chaos that encompasses most of the play. 	The first example of deception we see is with the characters of Beatrice and Benedick. These

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    The ‘Much Ado about Nothing’, part of Shakespeare’s ‘First Folio’ released in 1623 ,and later adapted into a film by Kenneth Branagh in 1993, was a comedic play set within the 16th century, in Messina, Sicily. Prior to the story Don Pedro, also known as ‘The Prince’ had just come back from a war against his half brother John ‘The Bastard’. Many universal themes and issues within Much Ado about Nothing as well as other Shakespearian plays are still relevant in today’s society as the themes of lies

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    In the play, “Much Ado About Nothing” by William Shakespeare, there is a common motif that Shakespeare uses to build relationships, break them down, and create chaos in the small town of Messina. Shakespeare uses deception and disguise throughout the play in different ways. He uses this motif as lighthearted interaction between characters or even devastating and malicious plots against one another. Shakespeare’s styles of deception and disguise shed light on the themes he has woven into the play

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    positively impacts characters is thematic throughout Shakespeare’s play Much Ado About Nothing. In fact, without the use of deception throughout the play there would be no momentum to the plot. Therefore, deception is a reoccurring theme that serves as a means to accomplish an end result that would likely not occur otherwise in the play. The use of deception is most evident in the “gulling scenes” of Much Ado About Nothing, but the use of deception begins prior to those scenes. The first use of

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