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    Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, a power inequality exists between eros and philia. While the quest to obtain eros drives the plotlines of both Pride and Prejudice and Much Ado About Nothing, ultimately it is the power of philia that allows the characters to obtain romantic love. In this paper, I will compare the power of eros and philia in Pride and Prejudice and Much Ado About Nothing, and demonstrate that philia is the most powerful love. Philia

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    “Speak low, if you speak love.” (Shakespeare, 43) Much Ado About Nothing, written by William Shakespeare in the early 1600’s, is a Shakespearean comedy. Noting refers to the act of noticing or overhearing. In Much Ado About Nothing, noting is used by the characters to gossip, eavesdrop, and intentionally mislead one another. Noting leads to many consequences in Much Ado About Nothing, a few of these being when, Antonio and Borachio overhear the same conversation, Benedict and Beatrice are tricked

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    in Much Ado about Nothing Although the word tragedy is often depicted as an occurring event that leads to catastrophic calamities and misfortunes, the Greek philosopher Aristotle determined that a tragedy, like all poetry, is a kind of imitation that aim’s to bring about the “catharsis” of the spectators and arouse in them a sensation of pity and fear. Shakespeare is very well known to uses these elements in his plays to display emotion in the audience. The play Much Ado About Nothing should

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    Like many of his past comedies, William Shakespeare's 1598 play, Much Ado About Nothing allows Beatrice, a powerful, plot-changing woman to have a voice and a sense of equality. Beatrice uses wit and disguise to become Shakespeare’s strong female character in Much Ado About Nothing. This is evident by the analysis of the typical 15th century woman and Beatrice herself. Shakespeare’s perception of women in Much Ado About Nothing is almost parallel to that of Elizabethan society. They believe women

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    Much Ado About Nothing Beatrice Benedick

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    Beatrice, Benedick, and Love in Much Ado About Nothing William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing  is set in thirteenth century Italy.  The plot of the play can be categorized as comedy or tragicomedy .    Villainy and scheming combine with humor and sparkling wordplay in Shakespeare's comedy of manners. Claudio is deceived into believing that Hero, is unfaithful. Meanwhile, Benedick and Beatrice have "a kind of merry war" between them, matching wits in repartee.  This paper will attempt

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    The definition of love is “an intense feeling of deep affection.” Some people really love each other, and others just say that they do. In the book, “Much Ado About Nothing” by William Shakespeare, Benedick and Beatrice do not love each other. The love of Benedick and Beatrice is built on a weak foundation. In act four scene one, Beatrice and Benedick talk and they say, “Come, bid me do anything for thee./Kill Claudio./Ha! Not for the wide world./...I am gone though I am here. There is not love in

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    In Much Ado About Nothing, William Shakespeare depicts both Benedick and Beatrice as characters with one major flaw: both are full of pride. With the use of the masquerade scene, as well as the orchard scenes, Shakespeare allows the characters to realize their awry characteristic. By realizing their erroneous pride, Benedick and Beatrice are able to correct this and not only become better citizens, but fall in love. From the very first scene in the play, Beatrice is shown as a character who is

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    Chastity, Chivalry, and Cuckolding Much Ado About Nothing was written by William Shakespeare just before the beginning of the seventeenth century. During this time, life was dictated in Elizabethan England by rigid protocols of proper etiquette as decided by the Church of England. Such formalities pervaded every facet of the day to day life but was most often seen in the domestic lives of men and women. As was the social standard at the time, marriage was a responsibility of men and women alike

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    upon. However in the book Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare shows that deception can have both positive and negative outcome. The book captures the outcome of deception through relationships. For example relationships being formed and being broken because of deception. Within the novel characters such as Benedict, Beatrice, Hero, and Claudio form relationships and trickery intervene with these relationships in both negative and positive ways. Much Ado About Nothing by Shakespeare demonstrates

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    be a superhero or just a helping hand, there is always a protagonist. Even in certain stories where it is unclear, with just a bit of searching you can find one. In “Much Ado About Nothing,” By William Shakespeare, The hero of the story is Benedick, Because of his acts of heroism. “Much Ado About Nothing” Is essentially all about unnecessary drama, which makes it hard to find a true hero. But benedick fits the role as main protagonist because of his actions and words.Through it all, Benedick still

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