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    Feminist Criticism: Much Ado about Nothing In the play Much Ado about Nothing, Shakespeare explores some of the inseparable elements of the Elizabethan society. The comedy involves two distinctive types of couples who defy all odds to achieve happy endings at the completion of the play. Hero and Beatrice are the daughter and niece of Leonato, a respectable Italian nobleman. The cousins fall in love with two soldiers: Claudio and Benedick. Claudio and Hero fall in love shortly after meeting in her

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    to it. And they finally get married. In Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare, Claudio serves as a foil character of Hero by which Claudioś gullible mind is illuminated by Heroś well-mannered personality, thus persistently influencing the plot. Furthermore, Hero and Claudio have some asymmetry among them. In which Hero is merciful Claudio for what he´s done. And on the other hand, Claudio is inconsiderate

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    literature education. Despite his admirable art, modern directors choose to parody his plays in ridiculous “adaptations”. His play Much Ado About Nothing proves to be an ideal exemplar of being subjected to such parody. With it’s easy to follow film techniques, giving us a view into a foreign culture, and the plot making sense with the time period, Much Ado About Nothing proves that classic Shakespeare is better than

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    In the video Much Ado about Nothing, David Tennant and Catherine Tate star as two central characters of the story. These hilarious figures who start the show with such a disdain for each other and are eventually duped to thinking the other has fallen in love with the other. While this is going on another couple, Claudio and Hero, are falling in love and plan to get married. Sneakily Don Pedro plans to fool Claudio into thinking that Hero has slept with someone else before their wedding. He then calls

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    In the play Much Ado About Nothing, the theme of scandalous accusations, dishonesty, and its effects take a major role throughout the entirety of the play. However, the effects on a person’s honor vary hugely depending on the sex of the person. For a male, a jab at his honor is an insult, and most likely will result in an all out defense of his integrity in an effort to regain it. A woman, however, suffers far greater consequences. Her honor is based increasingly on her innocence (celibacy) and

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    The comedic play, Much Ado About Nothing, written by William Shakespeare, is about how deception affects the relationships between the characters. The theme of deception is presented throughout the whole play, as the entire plot is hinged on events of deceit. The three literary devices help bring out the theme, engage the audience in the plot and help them understand the villainy in the play. Through the use of characterization, metaphors and dramatic irony, the writer creates the theme of deception

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    In the play Much Ado About Nothing, William Shakespeare extensively uses words that symbolize brutality and violence. The use of such words serves the purpose of indicating the tragic nature of the play and the existing social environment in which the play was taking place. By using such brutal and violent language, the playwright sought to represent the play as a reflection of social practices that were happening at that particular time. The story is about too much effort for nothing, which properly

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    someone gets back at another person for something they have done to them. People take revenge all the time whether it be a very well thought out plan, or something as simple as cutting off someone who cut you off while driving. In the play “Much Ado About Nothing”, By William Shakespeare, revenge is a major theme, that occurs quite often. I too have fallen into the temptations of seeking revenge. I had an old friend a few years back, who i trusted with everything… little did i know she would do something

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    In the Shakespeare play Much Ado About Nothing, the main character is a powerful, sassy woman, named Beatrice. She is known for her wits and her stubbornness. Beatrice maintains this throughout the story, until the end. At the end she succumbs to the trickery that has been played on her throughout the play, and marries a man who she may not truly love. Beatrice was a strong woman character, but all that was taken away from her in the end. Often women are not portrayed as characters who are capable

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    Much Ado About nothing was a great film and I had the chance of watching three different versions of the production. From watching two films and a play, the actors bring the character to life. The characters were similar but different at the same time due to the fact that each production was set in a different time period. The version that I liked was the Kenneth Branagh film. The character that stood out to me in all three productions was Benedick and the type of character he was portrayed to be

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