Much Ado About Nothing Love Analysis

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The play Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare is a simple yet intricate story about love. Love is such an elementary aspect of life; almost everyone has loved or has been loved. Everyone experiences it, yet it has a power strong enough to mould our entire being and possibly even change us forever. Beatrice, the niece of Leonato and the witty, ballsy cousin of Hero, has a very outgoing and talkative personality. She is self-assertive which has lead Beatrice to have an ongoing feud with Benedick: a lord who has recently returned home to Messina from war. The two are constantly trying to one up each other. The play suggests that this is due to the fact that Beatrice and Benedick had previously pursued each other, however the relationship ended badly. Over the course of the play Beatrice’s character evolves from a wild, independent woman, to a tamed woman who is ready to settle down. “Much Ado [About Nothing] clearly differs from the romantic comedies on the matter of love. It gives us nothing like love at …show more content…
Everyone yearns to love and to be loved. Often the reason why we don 't allow ourselves to surrender to love is because we fear that it will make us weak and give the person whom we love the upper hand. However, love is a beautiful thing because in order for it to be true it must be mutual. Beatrice Realizes that Benedick has taken off his armour and in result she as well let’s herself be vulnerable. Most Stories use love at first sight to portray true love however this is a lie; Love is not about appearances at all. Much Ado About Nothing is a true love story because it reveals that love is about comfort, emotion and trust. Once beatrice trusts Benedick again, she is able to let her guard down and they are able to love each other once again, but this time they are able to love each other purely and without either of their pride getting in the

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