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Much ado about nothing for kids

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Published by Firefly Books in Willowdale, Ont, Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Messina (Italy)
    • Subjects:
    • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Adaptations.,
    • Courtship -- Juvenile poetry.,
    • Courtship -- Fiction.,
    • Love -- Fiction.,
    • Messina (Italy) -- Juvenile poetry.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Lois Burdett.
      GenreAdaptations., Juvenile poetry., Fiction.
      SeriesShakespeare can be fun!
      ContributionsShakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR2878.M8 B87 2002
      The Physical Object
      FormatHardcover
      Pagination64 p. :
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3585447M
      ISBN 101552094111
      LC Control Number2002283883
      OCLC/WorldCa48752846


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Shelves: fiction, childrens. My daughter and I loved these books by Lois Burdett when she was younger. What a wonderful introduction to Shakespeare!/5(15). Average: 4 ( votes) Log in or register to post comments.

LadyCrystal replied on 5 November, - Greece Permalink. When Hero and Claudio marry, he says to Hero 'I cannot marry you'. Hero is shocked. Log in or register to post comments.

AgentTurquoiseHawk replied on 17 June, - Ukraine Permalink. MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING ‐ Quick Summary for Kids This story takes place in Messina, Italy at the palace of Governor Leonato.

Leonato has one daughter who is named Hero. He is also raising Beatrice, his niece. these two young ladies are the main female charactersFile Size: 23KB. The action of Much Ado About Nothing occurs during several days of a visit by Don Pedro, Prince of Aragon, and his followers at the large estate of Leonato, Governor of Pedro has been victorious in a small war against his own half-brother, Don John, who has now (reluctantly) joined him.

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I do suffer love indeed, for I love thee against my will.”. Much Ado about Nothing | Great pains have been taken to follow Shakespeare's intentions with regard to the act and scene division and the exact form of speech. The editing has been done from the quarto or folio texts, depending on which is considered more authoritative, and the ideal has been to reproduce the chosen texts with as few alterations as : Dover Publications.

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Much Ado About Nothing is a comedy by William Shakespeare thought to have been written in andas Shakespeare was approaching the middle of his career. The play was included in the First Folio, published in By means of "noting" (which, in Shakespeare's day, sounded similar to "nothing" as in the play's title, and which means gossip, rumour, and overhearing), Benedick and.

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Much Ado About Nothing includes two quite different stories of romantic love. Hero and Claudio fall in love almost at first sight, but an outsider, Don John, strikes out at their happiness. Beatrice and Benedick are kept apart by pride and mutual antagonism until others decide to play Cupid.

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Share Flipboard Email Print John Gielgud as Benedick and Diana Wynard as Beatrice in a scene from the Phoenix Theatre's production of "Much Ado About Author: Lee Jamieson. When the soldiers arrive at Leonato’s home, Claudio quickly falls in love with Hero.

Meanwhile, Benedick and Beatrice resume the war of witty insults that they have carried on with each other in the past. Claudio and Hero pledge their love to one another and decide to be married. To pass the time in the week before the wedding, the lovers and.

One of Shakespeare’s most frequently performed comedies, Much Ado About Nothing includes two quite different stories of romantic and Claudio fall in love almost at first sight, but an outsider, Don John, strikes out at their happiness.

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Beatrice and Benedick are kept apart by pride and mutual antagonism until others decide to play Cupid/5. Much Ado About Nothing (a Later Festive Comedy) In Messina, the governor Leonato, his daughter Hero, and her cousin Beatrice (Antonio's daughter) learn from a messenger that Don Pedro has won victory in a battle and is returning home.

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In my chamber-window lies a book: bring it hither to me in the orchard. Boy I am here already, sir. BENEDICK I know that; but I would have thee hence, and here again. Exit Boy. I do much wonder that one man, seeing how much another man is a fool when. Leonato’s niece and Hero’s cousin.

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Much Ado About Nothing characters are some of Shakespeare's best-loved comedy creations. Whether it is Beatrice and Benedick's bickering or Dogberry's slapstick antics, the Much Ado About Nothing characters are what makes this play so quotable and : Lee Jamieson.

Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare (abridged by Farrar) Cast BENEDICK, A lord and soldier from Padua; companion of Don Pedro DON PEDRO, Prince of Aragon. DON JOHN, the half-brother of Don Pedro.

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