Much Ado About Nothing Review

Don pedro the prince
don jon the bastard or illegitimate brother
Beatrice and benedick reluctant older lovers
Hero and Claudio young lovers
Margaret hero’s chamber maid who is in her bedroom window when the men think hero is cheating
leonato the father of hero and govener of messina
Where does the story take place messina, italy
Dogberry constable or lawman, he is dumb but pieces together the truth before anyone else. (wise fool)
malapropism words used incorrectly
who uses malapropisms and examples he used dogberryawful wedded wife= lawful wedded wifeauspicious= suspisious
the friar the priest who marries the lovers and was the one to come up with the idea to fake hero’s death
valiant Adj., courageous/brave
skirmish noun, clash/encounter
disdain noun, disrespect/contempt
subdued adj., tame/downcast
transgression noun, evil-doing
Who said it and what is it about?”I had rather hear a dog bark at a crow than a man swear he loves me” Beatrice saying to benedick how much she hates him.
Who said it and what is it about?”If it prove so, then loving goes by haps; some cupid kills with arrows, some with traps” Hero is saying to ursula that love kills some people
Who said it and what is it about?”I had rather be a canker in a hedge than a rose in his grade… it must not be denied that I am plain dealing villain” Don john said it to conrade and is saying he’d rather be a weed in a hedge in his brother’s garden and he’d rather be hated by everyone than trick people into loving me
Who said it and what is it about?”She knows the heat of a luxurious bed” Claudio said it to leonato about when he saw her in the window and how she isnt a virgin and has been in a man’s bed
Who said it and what is it about?”The world must be peopled. When i said i would die a bachelor, i did not think i should live till i were married” Benedick is saying When I said that I’d die as a bachelor, I just meant that I didn’t think I’d live until I got married.
Who said it and what is it about?”Come, lady, die to live. This wedding day is prolonged. Have patience, and endure” Friar francis is talking to beatrice saying how must die in order to live. Your wedding day is postponed so be pactient.
a rotten orange hero
lady disdain beatrice
lord lackbeard claudio
signor mountanto benedick
the prince’s jester Benedick
Who said it and what is it about?”Oh,God, that I were a man! I would eat his heart in the marketplace”