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What happens in Much Ado About Nothing?

Much Ado About Nothing is a comedic play by William Shakespeare about misunderstandings, love and deception. Benedick, Claudio and Don Pedro arrive at Leonato's house in Messina. Meanwhile, Don Pedro and others plot to bring Benedick and Beatrice together. Claudio accuses Hero of infidelity and refuses to marry her.

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Likewise, does anyone die in Much Ado About Nothing?

Like As You Like It and Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing, though interspersed with darker concerns, is a joyful comedy that ends with multiple marriages and no deaths. Although one of the features of Shakespearean comedy is that no one dies, it would be a mistake to assume that death is absent from this genre.

One may also ask, what happens to Don John at the end of much ado about nothing? In Much Ado About Nothing the ending is tarnished by the return of Don John. He is returned to Messina in chains and Benedick promises to punish him the next day.

Additionally, is much ado about nothing?

Much Ado About Nothing is a comedy by William Shakespeare thought to have been written in 1598 and 1599, as Shakespeare was approaching the middle of his career. The play was included in the First Folio, published in 1623.

What is the message of much ado about nothing?

Much Ado About Nothing shows that deceit is not inherently evil, but something that can be used as a means to good or bad ends. In the play, it is sometimes difficult to distinguish between good and bad deception. When Claudio announces his desire to woo Hero, Don Pedro takes it upon himself to woo her for Claudio.

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