The work is one of Shakespeare's most serious comedies, and also one of his most human. I do spy some marks of love in her. Hath your grace ne'er a brother like you? Come, talk not of her: you shall find her the infernal Ate in good apparel. Benedick - I do much wonder that one man, seeing how much another man is a fool when he dedicates his behaviors to love, will, after he hath laughed at such shallow follies in others, become the argument of his own scorn by falling in love: and such a man is Claudio. The wedding is made into a double celebration when Benedick and Beatrice also decide to tie the knot. She would have made Hercules have turned spit, yea, and have cleft his club to make the fire too. So will it fare with Claudio: When he shall hear she died upon his words, The idea of her life shall sweetly creep Into his study of imagination, And every lovely organ of her life Shall come apparell'd in more precious habit, More moving-delicate and full of life, Into the eye and prospect of his soul, Than when she lived indeed; then shall he mourn, If ever love had interest in his liver, And wish he had not so accused her, No, though he thought his accusation true.
. I would not marry her though she were endowed with all that Adam had left him before he transgressed. I did never think to marry: I must not seem proud: happy are they that hear their detractions and can put them to mending. But fare thee well, most foul, most fair! I tell this tale vilely:. Not to be married, Not to knit my soul to an approved wanton.
Seest thou not, I say, what a deformed thief this fashion is? Dogberry - Dost thou not suspect my place? They seem to pity the lady: it seems her affections have their full bent. Claudio: is typically seen as the standard lover. Much Ado Male Monologues Benedick: I do much wonder that one man, seeing how much another man is a fool when he dedicates his behaviors to love, will, after he hath laughed at such shallow follies in others, become the argument of his own scorn by falling in love: and such a man is Claudio. I may chance have some odd quirks and remnants of wit broken on me, because I have railed so long against marriage: but doth not the appetite alter? I talk'd with no man at that hour, my lord. In the meantime, Don John's henchmen are arrested by the local constable whose malapropisms create a little comic relief and the plot to besmirch Hero's name is exposed. May I be so converted and see with these eyes? He was wont to speak plain and to the purpose, like an honest man and a soldier; and now is he turned orthography; his words are a very fantastical banquet, just so many strange dishes. Sir, they are spoken, and these things are true.
But I must tell thee. He says that he will be able to handle the 585 Words 3 Pages Social Illusions in Much Ado About Nothing In Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare presents us with a romp through the realms of truth and illusion. Friar Francis - Marry, this well carried shall on her behalf Change slander to remorse; that is some good: But not for that dream I on this strange course, But on this travail look for greater birth. He becomes single-minded about marrying Beatrice, probably speaking to Leonato about her immediately after the confrontation with Claudio and again just before the wedding. At the beginning of the play Benedick is portrayed as an experienced soldier and a knowledgeable scholar but with little interest in women, love, and marriage; a partly formed Renaissance man. But there is no such man: for, brother, men Can counsel and speak comfort to that grief Which they themselves not feel; but, tasting it, Their counsel turns to passion, which before Would give preceptial medicine to rage, Fetter strong madness in a silken thread, Charm ache with air and agony with words: No, no; 'tis all men's office to speak patience To those that wring under the load of sorrow, But no man's virtue nor sufficiency To be so moral when he shall endure The like himself.
Leonato: is a well respected elderly noble, who is the host to the action of the play. His subsequent meetings with Beatrice and with his friends show a marked change in his attitudes and demeanor from the early scenes. May I be so converted and see with these eyes? Benedick is incredibly self confident and enjoys having a laugh. The play is set in Messina , on the island of Sicily , which is located just at the tip of the Italian main land. Is my lord well, that he doth speak so wide? I hear how I am censured: they say I will bear myself proudly, if I perceive the love come from her; they say too that she will rather die than give any sign of affection.
I know what you would say: if I have known her, You will say she did embrace me as a husband, And so extenuate the 'forehand sin: No, Leonato, I never tempted her with word too large; But, as a brother to his sister, show'd Bashful sincerity and comely love. I have deceived even your very eyes: what your wisdoms could not discover, these shallow fools have brought to light: who in the night overheard me confessing to this man how Don John your brother incensed me to slander the Lady Hero, how you were brought into the orchard and saw me court Margaret in Hero's garments, how you disgraced her, when you should marry her: my villany they have upon record; which I had rather seal with my death than repeat over to my shame. Behold how like a maid she blushes here! Why, then are you no maiden. But she is none: She knows the heat of a luxurious bed; Her blush is guiltiness, not modesty. O, one too much by thee! But mine and mine I loved and mine I praised And mine that I was proud on, mine so much That I myself was to myself not mine, Valuing of her,. The world needs to be populated.
Ironically, it is one of these themes that bring serenity to the chaos that encompasses most of the play. In faith, hath not the world one man but he will wear his cap with suspicion? I have known when there was no music with him but the drum and the fife; and now had he rather hear the tabour and the pipe: I have known when he would have walked ten mile a-foot to see a good armour; and now will he lie ten nights awake, carving the fashion of a new doublet. I will go on the slightest errand now. When I said I would die a bachelor, I did not think I should live till I were married. This monologue is written in prose, so the language is more free flowing. Let this be so, and doubt not but success Will fashion the event in better shape Than I can lay it down in likelihood.
Now, if you are a maid, answer to this. They agree not to speak of it to Benedick for now, and they leave. For example, like Romeo and Juilet, we see a lover pretend to be dead, hoping for a Romantic reconciliation with the man to whom she is betrothed. She and Benedick enjoy baiting each other as both are clever and witty. A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age. Bring me a father that so loved his child, Whose joy of her is overwhelmed like mine, And bid him speak of patience.