Beatrice: Much Ado About Nothing

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  • Beatrice
    • Neice of Leonato. Cousin of Hero
    • Against marriage
      • Strong woman,not yet finding an equal partner.  Will not marry a controlling husband.
        • "He that hath a beard is more than a youth, and he that hath no beard is less than a man"
        • "Oh, that I were a man"
      • Changes her mind when she finds out that Benedict loves her.
        • less witty, less combative - more light heated banter not insults.
        • "I would not deny you but by this good day I yield upon great persuasion and partly to save your life"
      • "I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow than a man swear he loves me"
    • Feisty, witty, cynical and sharp but also very vulnerable.
      • Darker side:  tests Bendict's love by asking him to kill Claudio
        • "It's a man's office"
    • Benedict:  possible relationship once.  Now in a "merry war" outwtting each other
      • "You always end with a Jade's trick. I know you of old"
      • Mocks Benedict at mask ball
        • "He is the Prince's jester - a very dull fool"
  • Benedict:  possible relationship once.  Now in a "merry war" outwtting each other
    • "You always end with a Jade's trick. I know you of old"
    • Mocks Benedict at mask ball
      • "He is the Prince's jester - a very dull fool"

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