Many say that marriage is like a ticket to jail, having to spend the rest of life with their loved one. In this play, marriage and love are considered as one of the greatest themes presented. Nearly in every Shakespeare play, a marriage occurs, however in Much Ado about Nothing concentrates on the crisis that occurs during the wedding.
Leonato: Come, Friar Francis, be brief, only to the plain form of marriage, and you shall recount their particular duties afterwards.
Friar Francis: You come hither, my lord, to marry this lady?
Leonato: To be married to her. – Friar, you come to marry her?
Friar Francis: If either of you know any inward impediment why you should not be conjoined, charge on your souls to utter it………
Friar Francis: Know you any, count?..............
Claudio: Sweet Prince, you learn me noble thankfulness. —There, Leonato, take her back again. Give not this rotten orange to your friend. She’s but the sign and semblance of her honor. Behold how like a maid she blushes here!
Leonato: What do you mean, my lord?
Claudio: Not to be married. Not to knit my soul to an approved