Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare

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What is the critical analysis of Act III scene ii of Much Ado About Nothing?

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This scene is absolutely crucial to the overall plot and the rising action of the play. Note how when Don Pedro says he will leave after the marriage, Claudio is quick to offer to accompany him, which severely questions the "love" he has for Hero. It suggests that Hero for him is a prize to be won rather than representing a relationship to grow into and learn about. Of course, one of the biggest changes in this scene is the change in Benedick, who has now changed his appearance and no longer seems willing to...

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