Critical Reading on Much Ado about Nothing

5 Nov

Here are some essays which may add weight to your coursework on Much Ado…

An essay on the significance of ‘Nothing’

Beatrice and Benedick

Gender politics and relationships in Much Ado

Much Ado about Something

Reading of Kenneth Branagh’s film (good for looking at men/ womena dn complexities of love)

Shakespeare’s use of comedy in tragedy You could reverse this and think about the use of tragic elements in comedy too, especially if your focus is on Hero…

The Common Folk of Shakespeare Good if you’re looking at Dogberry

Wit and Wisdom in Much Ado

Deception in Much Ado

Beatrice character study- useful stuff about the place of women in Elizabethan society



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