Much Ado About Nothing Act 1 Scene 1

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Who's relationship is first described as a 'merry war'?
Benedick and Beatrice
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Who's name means 'she who blesses'?
Beatrice
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What is Beatrice's first line in the play?
'I pray you, is Signior Mountanto returned from the wars, or no?
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How is Claudio first described?
'Doing in the figure of a lamb the feats of a lion'
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What theme is shown when Leonato and the messenger are talking outside?
Public vs. Private
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What technique is used by Beatrice which the messenger doesn't understand?
Euphuistic Language
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What does Claudio compare Hero to?
A jewel.
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What type of love is this an example of?
Courtly love
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What does Claudio want Don Pedro to do?
Intercede
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Who else uses euphuistic language during Act 1 Scene 1?
Don Pedro
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What type of language do Claudio and Don Pedro speak in when they are alone?
Poetry
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How does this reflect love?
They are speaking in iambic pentameter
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How does Benedick wind up Claudio?
By calling Hero 'short'
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Why is it significant that Hero has only one line?
It shows she is conventional
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What else does Hero's line show?
That she has the best relationship with Beatrice
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What is ironic about what Claudio says in this scene?
He does the complete opposite later on
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Who initiates the argument between Beatrice and Benedick?
Beatrice
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Who ends it?
Beatrice
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What does this show?
She still cares about him.
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How does the argument end?
Benedick retreats
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Who's name means 'she who blesses'?

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What is Beatrice's first line in the play?

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How is Claudio first described?

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What theme is shown when Leonato and the messenger are talking outside?

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