Much Ado About Act 2 Scene 1

Re-read the following sections of Act 1 scene 2:

Lines 77 (Entrance of Don Pedro et al) to 142 “… leave them at the next turning.”

Write about the aspects of comedy in this extract. You may wish to include:

  • mistaken identity as a result of masques (e.g. Beatrice and Benedick)
  • flirting / banter between characters (e.g. Margaret and Balthasar)
  • Exaggeration (Don Pedro’s references to Jove);
  • Chaos – short conversations which quickly move on…

Due Monday 1st October

 

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