Beatrice and Benedick seem to be like the ideal couple. They both have strong characteristics, but they have much love for each other. Beatrice seems to have a strong attitude and she seems to be the type to receive what she wants. Benedick is the one who knows how to work things out with her. They are both very wise, but stubborn. They do not always want to realize things unless the other admits to it first. Their relationship is as interesting as Claudio’s and Hero’s relationship. Beatrice and Benedick would always have something rude to say about each other. Hero and Claudio once used a bit of trickery to get Beatrice and Benedick together. Then, all of a sudden they both had much love for each other. In my opinion, they both had a bit of feelings for one …show more content…
They later on start falling for each other, the beliefs they had are no longer the same. Both of them did not believe in marriage and they are now willing to spend their lives together. Beatrice and Benedick both have stubborn attitudes towards each other, but they also show their affection for one another. They are romantic towards each other. Their relationship seems to be more realistic than optimistic like Claudio’s and Hero’s relationship. They like to live in the present and not in the future, nor the past.
Benedick and Beatrice have much love for eachother. They know when to show toughness to each other in or to motivate one another. If it does not motivate them, then they shall go their separate ways. They will not hold back for each other. Beatrice has a tough attitude and if she were to ever end the relationship with Benedick, it would probably hurt her, of course,but she will move on and continue with her life. She does not seem to be the type of woman to rely on a man. Benedick would be heartbroken, and would most likely try to fix things with her, if not he would give her, her
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Benedick impacted Beatrice decision to avoid men and love greatly as it appears through the dialogue Beatrice says. Beatrice and Benedick were arguing and lashing back and forth with each other while she says: “I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow than a man say he loves me.” (Act 1.1.104-105). This quote shows she would rather listen to a dog barking at a bird than a man saying he loves her. It is evident through passages before that Benedick and Beatrice has been in a relation.
Leonato allows Claudio to marry Hero. In the meantime Don John, Borachio, and Conrad try to ruin the wedding because Don John does not like Don Pedro(his brother who arranged for them to get married). Then Beatrice and Benedick fall in love because they are tricked into it. Claudio and
He is foolish for putting up a town notice to challenge a love god, and he is selfish for taking advantage of a jester. Through lines like these, Beatrice is quickly revealing her hate for Benedick, but staying true to her character, she only does so whilst speaking in a tongue of
While they are conversing, Beatrice plainly states that she wants Benedick to “kill Claudio...a villain, that hath slandered, scorned, dishonoured [her] kinswoman (Shakespeare 74-75).” Beatrice makes very bold actions, and she is not afraid of doing so. This shows how Beatrice and Hero are foils of each other because Hero takes actions that are safe and pleasing to others, while Beatrice does what she wants and doesn’t care about what others think of her actions. Another example of this occurs during the Masquerade Ball. Beatrice talks with Don Pedro and is quoted to have said, “My cousin tells him in his ear that he is in her heart (Shakespeare 27).”
When Beatrice asks Benedick to duel Claudio for her, he agrees and plans to duel him. Benedick and Claudio are best friends who had fought in battle together, but the love of a woman completely changes Benedick’s allegiance from his fellow soldiers to his new love. Before falling in love with Beatrice, Benedick would have done everything possible to protect his brothers in battle. Now, love has emboldened him to make a choice that he would not have previously made. Benedick’s sacrifice of a meaningful friendship proves that he is now completely devoted to his relationship with Beatrice and is willing to do whatever necessary to preserve that relationship.
She thought the situation was unjust and wants to rip Claudio to pieces for it. Hero, in contrast, just says “ Is my Lord well, that he doth speak so wide?” ( Shakespeare 154). In contrast to beatrice’s reaction, Hero asks Claudio is he is feeling alright. After that she proceeds to faint, pretend to be dead, and marry Claudio in the end.
Directions: Please type your entire synthesis essay on this document. Be sure to leave time to proofread your essay to avoid losing points for grammatical errors like capitalization. Gender Roles in society is used to label a specific gender to have one specific role. Men are supposed to be the dominant one to go to work all day and put food on the table. Meanwhile, the women are the ones staying home and caring for the children.
Beatrice needed a man to get revenge and get back Hero’s honor because she knows that she will not be able to do anything herself. She doesn’t have enough power to do so, but if Benedick would kill Claudio, the people would not think much of
Claudio, Hero and Don Pedro all realize how perfect Beatrice and Benedick are together and so they set up a plan to deceive the two of them into falling in love. Don Pedro comes up with the plan to be having Benedick eavesdropping on Don Pedro, Leonato and Claudio chatting about how much Beatrice is secretly in love with Benedick. Just as they expected , their plan goes off without a hitch. After the group is done talking and they all leave, Benedick comes out of hiding and start talking about what he just heard and realizes that he is in love with Beatrice. “I will be horribly in love wit her.”
When one is in love, they can be hurt by the words, and actions of their special someone. For example, becoming a cuckold because of your special someone. This was something Benedick was always afraid of, as shown when says, “Friar, I must entreat your pains, I think… to bind me, or undo me, one of them -” (5.4 18-20) Much Ado About Nothing. This quote was said by him around the end of the play where he had already came into terms with his love for Beatrice, however this quote shows that even now he knows the
This is shown with their views on marriage. Hero is willing to marry whoever her father asks her too and when Leonato finds out that Don Pedro seeks marriage with Hero, he encourages Hero to marry and says to Hero, “Daughter, remember what I told you. If the prince does solicit you in the kind, you know your answer” (II.i.57-58). Beatrice, however rebels completely against marriage and says “If he send me no husband; for the which blessing / I am at him upon my knees every morning and evening” (23-25).
It was a set up marriage and she would just try to make the male proud. Relationships, in the modern day, are more egalitarian than they use to be. This allows Benedick and Beatrice to represent more of a modern time ideal couple, than Claudio and Hero. A great quote about relationships is “ Respect is as important as love in a relationships”
The audience may understand the concept of love and romance flowing within the characters because it was to portrayed that way but the critics would argue the fact that some of the characters like Beatrice and Benedick were made to fall in love with each other through deception. As simple as the characters were, the situations arousing in the play became more complexed as scenes passed by. What led to the trouble and chaos in the play also led to the solution in the end, when Claudio and Don Pedro were deceived into thinking by Don John that Hero was unfaithful. That very same idea also solved the problem in the end when Leonato, Hero’s father, deceived Claudio by making him believe that she is dead and that it is his duty to clear Hero’s name by reading out on her tomb and marrying the said niece who looks just like Hero. Again the plotting against own is present where the said niece turns out to be Hero and she comes back to life again.
Before Benedick and Beatrice decided to marry each other or start a relationship at all, they took a period of time to ponder their feelings and realize the best solution, something Claudio and Hero completely ignored. Once they decided to finally start a relationship, their joking nature didn 't change, displaying their friendship and love for each other as a main component that has not wavered. Even when announcing their relationship, a serious matter, Benedick joked, “But by this light, I take thee/ for pity”(5.4.92-93). It is obvious that Benedick does not actually think Beatrice is ugly, but their relationship is so strong that he can jokingly insult her. In contrast, Hero and Claudio had to remain respectful towards each other in order to not risk the marriage.
5. Analysis of major characters Elizabeth Bennet Even in her blindest moments, Elizabeth Bennet is an unfailing attractive character. She is described as a beauty and has especially expressive eyes, but what everybody notices about her is her spirited wit and her good sense. Mainly because of that good sense, Elizabeth is her father 's favorite child and her mother 's least favorite. Her self-assurance comes from a keen critical mind and is expressed through her quick-witted dialogue.