Takes place in sixteenth-century Messina, Sicily, and on and around Governer Leonato's estate. (Sparknotes)
Benedick and Beatrice(main protagonists), Claudio and Hero, Don Pedro and Don John (Main Antagonist), Governor Leonato, Borachio, Dogberry, Margaret, Conrad, Verges, Balthasar, Ursula
“Don John creates the appearance that Hero is unfaithful to Claudio, and Claudio and Don Pedro come to believe this lie. The real conflict that underlies all of this “ado about nothing” may be that Claudio, Don Pedro, and Benedick share a suspicion of marriage as a trap in which husbands are bound to be controlled and deceived, but they also deeply desire to be married.”
4 Famous Lines from Much Ado About Nothing
“Let me be that I am and seek not to alter me.” - Don Jon
“I do love nothing in the world so well as you- is not that strange?” - Benedick
“I love you with so much of my heart that none is left to protest.” - Beatrice
“Silence is the perfectest herault of joy. I were but little happy if I could say how much.” - Claudio
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“Much Ado About Nothing Quotes by William Shakespeare.”