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Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing


by William Shakespeare

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Q. What do Beatrice and Benedick claim to hate?

Reading Shakespeare
Q. How does Don Pedro plan to fool Hero into thinking he is Claudio?

He will speak to her through her window in Claudio’s voice
He will pretend to be Claudio at a masquerade ball
He will get her all liquored up, at which point she’d probably believe he’s the Easter Bunny if he sold it hard enough
He will grow a beard and shave his head
Q. Why does Claudio think Don Pedro is wooing Hero for himself?

Because Beatrice confides in him that that is the case
Because he is paranoid
Because Don John lies to him
Because he found a page of Don Pedro’s diary that was entitled, “Plan to woo Hero for myself while cleverly making Claudio think I am being loyal”
Q. To whom does Beatrice complain about Benedick?

Don Pedro
Don John
Her cat Muffins, who seems pretty unconcerned
Q. What does Don Pedro hatch a plan to do?

Drive Don John out of town
Get Beatrice and Benedick together
Break up Claudio and Hero
Tie a woman to railroad tracks, after first inventing railroad tracks