Much Ado About Nothing (ACT 3)

Beatrice is lured into overhearing a ______________________ between Hero and Ursula Staged conversation
What do the women discuss? Benedick’s love for Beatrice and Beatrice’s arrogance and pride
What does Beatrice decide she must do? Love Benedick in return
Where is the setting of the conversation between Hero and Ursula? The orchard
What do they pretend? That Benedick is sick in love with Beatrice
Aside A remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended to be heard by the audience but unheard by other characters in the play
“The pleasant’st angling is to see the _______ cut with her golden oars over the silver stream and greedily devour the treacherous _______” Fish, bait
What quote does this relate to? “Bait the hook well: this fish will bite.”
What does Hero call Ursula? Disdainful
“…he doth deserve as much as may be yielded to a man, but Nature never framed a woman’s heart of _________________________ than that of Beatrice” Prouder stuff
Why does Hero say she cannot tell Beatrice? Because she will mock her
Ursula says that Benedick is a…. Rare gentlemen
What type of character does Beatrice become once she hears that Benedick loves her? A round character
What is the first sign that Benedick has fallen in love? He shaved his beard
Don John tells Claudio that… Hero has been unfaithful
What is “He hath a ____________ as sound as a ______________, and his tongue is the clapper, for what his heart thinks, his tongue speaks” an example of? Simile and personification
Benedick attributes his changes to a ___________________ Toothache
What does Don John say about the information he has? That it will cause Claudio to reconsider his marriage
How does Don John win their trust? By flattering them and saying he is only trying to help
What does Don John claim about Hero? That she has been disloyal
True or False: Claudio believes what he is being told False! He is confused and in disbelief that Hero would cheat
Where does Don John lead them for his “proof”? The courtyard to see Hero’s bedroom window
What does Claudio decide he will do if it is true? Shame her on their wedding day
Who agrees to join him in disgracing Hero? Don Pedro
One’s _______________ may affect many others Reputation
Who is Dogberry? The master constable, assigns the night watchmen their posts
After their conversation, Borachio and Conrade are ________________ by the watch Arrested
Malapropism The mistaken use of a word in place of a similar-sounding one
Who has the most malapropisms? Dogberry
George Seacoal is _____________ and _______________ Literate, asked to come forward
What is the verbal irony while Dogberry is giving instructions? That he is giving orders in a convoluted way
What is the proverb that Dogberry uses? “He who touches tar shall be defiled.”
The first watchman recognizes Borachio, a…. Thief for the past seven years
Who does Borachio confess to? Conrade
Who is eavesdropping on their conversation? The watchmen
How does the mod shift from scene 3 to scene 4? It goes from serious and dark to playful and lighthearted
Beatrice claims that she is suffering from a _________ Cold
What do Margaret and Ursula tease Beatrice about? Being in love with Benedick
“We ______________ in the _____________ name, stand!” Charge you, Prince’s
Margaret states that Beatrice has what? Changed her mind about love
What does Margaret suggest Beatrice should do about her stuffed nose? Get some carduus benedictus
________________ is the one to say that Beatrice is in love Margaret
Who do Dogberry and Verges attempt to explain the arrest to? Leonato
What does Leonato do and why? Dismisses them because he has to get to the wedding
He and Verges set off to where to question who? Set off to the jail to question Borachio and Conrade