essaydiscuss why much ado about nothing is classified in the comedy genre

Expert Answers
litteacher8 eNotes educator| Certified Educator

Although the play is a comedy, it is a more sophisticated comedy.  The enotes introduction notes that "the comedy of Much Ado derives from the characters themselves and the manners of the highly-mannered society in which they live (enotes).  Thus, it's a comedy of manners and class.  The humor comes from laughing at the people and the situations.

Read the study guide:
Much Ado About Nothing

Access hundreds of thousands of answers with a free trial.

Start Free Trial
Ask a Question