Much Ado About Nothing Test Prep
This powerpoint is designed to help you review for the upcoming test. Use your class assignments and notes to answer the following questions.
A servant comes and tells GovenorLeonato that Don Pedro’s military is returning home from war and will stop by his home.
What do Don Pedro, Benedick, and Claudio discuss after their arrival at Leonato’s estate?
Love and marriage. Specifically, Claudio being in love with and wanting to marry Hero. Benedick claims he will never marry.
“ I am a plain dealing villian… I will bite.” (Don John)He claims he is devious and wants to hurt other people’s happiness.
What significant events happen at the masquerade party that night? [Name three]
1. Don Pedro woos Hero in Claudio’s behalf2. Don John tries to ruin the arranged marriage plans by lying to Claudio3. Don Pedro proposes to Beatrice (but, she declines)
How do Don Pedro and the others make Benedick and Beatrice fall in love? What do they do exactly?
They trick them into being in love. They have a conversation where they claim Beatrice/Benedick is madly in love with the other person. But, no one wants to tell them, because they think they are too proud and will only be rude to the one in love.
He will make Claudio believe Don Pedro is proposing to Hero, for himself, not Claudio.
Hero’s servant, Margaret. She is mistaken for Hero because she looks like Hero and she is in Hero’s bedroom window.
Friar Francis believes Hero is innocent. He suggests they hide Hero and claim that she died upon hearing the slander against her. He thinks people will have sympathy for her. It also gives them time to clear her name.
Benedick supports Leonato’s family after Hero has been accused.1- Why does he do this?2-How does he show his support – [What does he say he will do?]
He supports the family because he loves Beatrice.He agrees to challenge Claudio to a duel, to show his support for Hero and her family.
What penance does Leonato set for Claudio for falsely accusing Hero?
Claudio must:1. Confess to the entire town that Hero was innocent, that he wrongly accused her.2. He must sing to her epitaph each year.3. He must marry another member of the family (a niece).