Much Ado About Nothing

In much ado about nothing, the relationship between Beatrice and Benedick is important because the whole play   itself, is a romantic play but also comic and that is exactly how Shakespeare portrayed Beatrice’s and Benedicks’s relationship to be. Their relationship is very romantic, the way they were tricked by their friends into getting together and then realizing that they loved each other, was very romantic. However, their relationship is also funny and interesting in the play because Shakespeare made both their characters funny, interesting and laughable and that’s what makes the play also a comedy. They are perfect for each other because they are both lively characters with similar personalities, which bring joy and happiness to their friends.  
            However they aren’t the only couples that Shakespeare put in the play, there is also hero and Claudio that are also madly in love with each other. However both couples are completely different. Claudio and hero are both mild characters, they are both quite quiet and not so outspoken. Hero is a stereotypical woman and Claudio is the ideal man for her, they are both virgins, young and inexperienced but still madly in love. Whereas, Beatrice and Benedick are both really outspoken and they like being in control. Especially Beatrice, who is very independent and doesn’t like being told what to do, compared to Hero. We can tell that each couples relationship won’t end up with the same outcomes, they’ll both turn out differently, and we realize that as the play carries on.

In the opening scene of the play, the audience gets their first impression of Beatrice. At first, in the scene, we see that it is Leonato and the messenger both clearly having a conversation that seemed private. However, Beatrice then gets included to the conversation by interrupting them. The fact that she edges her way in on two men having a conversation shows that she is nosy and unfearful. It also shows that she is a confident, strong...