Beatrice And Benedick In Much Ado About Nothing

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Beatrice and Benedick

In the play “Much Ado About Nothing” by William Shakespeare, deception plays a role in bring them together because they deceived themselves into believing that they didn’t have any feeling for each other, they would also insult each other which is a sign of affinity for someone and then their are both tricked that one another is enamoured with them. It’s ok that their courtship is built on a lie because Beatrice and Benedick are right for each other, even if they won’t admit it.

Deceiving Beatrice and Benedick was necessary because if everybody didn’t get involved to deceive them they have never ended up together and having a happy ending. While Benedick was sitting the orchard, Don Pedro, Leonato, and Claudio go
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Just like teenagers when they like someone they like to say mean stuff to each other. For example when they first see each other they start to insult each other, “ Bene. What, my dear Lady Disdain! Are you yet living? Beat. It is possible disdain should die while she hath such meet food to feed it, as Signior Benedick? Courtesy itself must convert to disdain, if you come in her presence. Bene. Then is courtesy a turncoat. But it is certain I am loved of all ladies, only you expect: and I would I could find in my heart that I had not a hard heart; for, truly, I love none” (I, I, Pg.4). Benedick tries to say that Beatrice is the only lady that he doesn’t love. He tries to hide the way he feels. At the party Benedick and Beatrice seem to find their way to each other, and Benedick doesn’t know that Beatrice knows that it is him, and she starts to talk about him, “ Beat. Why, he is the prince’s jester: a very dull fool; only his gift is in devising impossible slanders: none but libertines delight in him; and the commendation is not in his wit, but in his villany; for he both pleases men and angers them, and then they laugh at him and beat him. I am sure he is in the fleet. I would he had boarded me” (II, I, Pg.16). Beatrice is insulting him because she wants him to reveal himself. By her saying mean things she wants to see what he will say, but. Benedick doesn’t. Beatrice and Benedick are perfect for each other and everyone can see it when they talk to each other or about each other. Family and friends can see the chemistry between
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