The Theme Of Love In 'Much Ado About Nothing'

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Their Witty Remarks
Love is a strong word, a strong emotion and not every person in this world has the pleasure to experience it. Those that do, just take it for granted and some actually do make loving someone a memorable experience. People have different perspectives towards love, maybe it was their first thought or maybe it was just the way their worlds has had shaped them. Not everybody has the same concept, some think it is worth loving and some think it's just a waste of time. Around the world, people have different ways of expressing their love, just like Benedick, Beatrice, Claudio and Hero did.
In the story “Much Ado About Nothing” it showed two perspectives of loving someone. Claudio's and Hero’s love was sweet and easy going which as Benedick's and Beatrice's was interesting and thrilling. For example, when Leonato states, “ You must not, sir, mistake my niece. There is a kind of merry war betwixt Signior Benedick and her. They never meet but there's a skirmish of wit between them” (Act 1, Scene 1, Lines 59-62). In this quotation Leonato is explaining his nieces relationship with Benedick. When he mentions “kind of merry war” he means a friendly war between
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Benedick and Beatrice always appear to be attacking each other at every opportunity they got. The witty remarks they throw at each other could be interpreted as either evident hate or secret love. An example of this is when Benedick states, “ I would my horse had the speed of your tongue and so good a continuer, but keep your way, i’Gods name, I have done” ( Act 1, Scene 1, Lines 139-141). This quote is meant to be an insult to Beatrice because she constantly has something smart to mention back at Benedick. When he refers his horse as her tongue he means that she runs her mouth too much and is his house was like her mouth he would be long
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