How does Shakespeare present Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing?
Also know, what is Benedick role in Much Ado About Nothing?
Benedick - An aristocratic soldier who has recently been fighting under Don Pedro, and a friend of Don Pedro and Claudio. Benedick is very witty, always making jokes and puns. He carries on a “merry war” of wits with Beatrice, but at the beginning of the play he swears he will never fall in love or marry.
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Besides, how much is ado about nothing summary?
Much Ado About Nothing is a comedic play by William Shakespeare about misunderstandings, love and deception. Benedick, Claudio and Don Pedro arrive at Leonato's house in Messina. Beatrice and Benedick bicker with each other and Claudio, a soldier, falls in love with Leonato's daughter, Hero.
Benedick and Beatrice admit that they love each other, but it is threatened when Beatrice demands that Benedick kill Claudio as proof. Benedick threatens Claudio to a dual and reports back to Beatrice. The two mix words of love with their typical sarcastic tone.