Much Ado About Nothing Questions and Answers
by William Shakespeare

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What elements help to make Much Ado About Nothing maintain its comic level?

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Your question seems to point towards a very interesting aspect of Shakespeare's comedies: the way in which there seems to be a very thin dividing line between a "comedy" and a "tragedy ." You might like to view the question from the following perspective: what would you need to change to make this play a tragedy? Certainly, all the elements are there. You have an evil brother determined to get...

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