Beatrice And Benedick In Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing

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“[Claudio]: For here’s a paper written in his hand, a halting sonnet of his own pure brain, fashioned to Beatrice. (Shows a paper) [Hero]: And here’s another, writ in my cousin’s hand, stol’n from her pocket, containing her affection unto Benedick. (Shows a paper). ” (Shakespeare 234). The beginning of Much Ado About Nothing, from Beatrice and Benedick’s view, is shown to be indifferent, straightforward, and consistent of fights that leave Beatrice bragging on how she always beats Benedick in everything; a champion. Plus, Beatrice asks about a “Signior” who is later identified as Benedick, asking because she is interested in him, meaning that Beatrice has an interest in him, possibly of love. Later on, their fights and irrational
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For instance, Benedick and Beatrice share affection towards one another, assertiveness, wit, and facetious-like personalities that take more time to shine through, leading them to fall in love(with the help of Don Pedro’s plan.) Likewise, Beatrice and Benedick, like any lover, come to confess their love for each other. This is the cue where half of the readers are squealing, and the others can’t help but groan from the cheesy irony that brings these two characters into tenderness and affection. To display, “I was about to protest I loved you.. I love you with so much of my heart that none is left to protest.” (Shakespeare 172). The evidence shows how Beatrice is steeped in love; devoted to her love-sick Benedick, who is falling head over heels for her. Both Benedick and Beatrice are passionate, eloquent, and witty, despite the many differences they have. In the same way, both of these confused, yet aware lovebirds have humor, wit, and their way with words on their side. It is clear by now in Much Ado About Nothing their love has changed the plot deeply to never be afraid of falling in love, even though it could turn out to be an unlucky game of dice. It will eventually work out; that love is interminable. Furthermore, the quote, “Is there any way to show such friendship?.. I do love nothing in the world so well as you,” (Shakespeare 170) that Benedick speaks displays how much he cares for Beatrice, and that he is there to catch her when she collapses, and is there to guide and protect his significant other. To sum up, Benedick and Beatrice’s love has dramatically changed as now, their love is strong for one another, when they both used to hate and continuously badger one another. For this reason, the plot of the book moves smoothly because of the plan that Don Pedro set earlier so Beatrice and Benedick could fall in love with