Love in Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare Shakespeare is well known for presenting the full repertoire of human emotions, and love is no exception. Much Ado About Nothing is unquestionably a play about love. Shakespeare provides the audience with a whole gamut of lovers from the banal Claudio and Hero to the rebellious Beatrice and Benedick. It is this range which allows Shakespeare to critique the conventions and perceptions within his renaissance society This variance in love and lovers also serves to inform the audience of the many different faces of love, and to further the plot, for example it is Margaret's brand of free love that causes the turning point in the play. The comparisons drawn between Beatrice and Benedick's love and the superficial love of Hero and Claudio are typical of the constant contrasts that Shakespeare builds into this play, comical or otherwise.
Which helps to increase the readers interest in the play, and totally make the play better. By applying situational irony in the play, Shakespeare is able to attract the reader and enhance the play. Given all these points, Shakespeare beautifully incorporated the three types of irony in a amazing way. He used each for a specific purpose, but all leading up to making the play better and enjoyable. He did show that irony is the joy of wisdom, because he entertained people with irony.
The Love Between Romeo and Juliet in William Shakespeare's Play I think that the love between Romeo and Juliet is genuine, and that they are not merely infatuated with one another. I have come to this conclusion from the way that Romeo and Juliet interact with one another; such as their actions towards each other, and their language used while speaking. The prologue is what leads me to think that the love between Romeo and Juliet is genuine, because Shakespeare is informing us about them and their love for each other. There are also other parts in the play script which inform us of their love such as the initial meeting of Romeo and Juliet, and the final scenes of the play where the characters die for each other. The prologue is what leads me to think that the love between Romeo and Juliet is genuine.
A lot of planning and thinking go into completing a literary work. When examining literary works to observe the particular structure, Shakespeare 's Hamlet is a well written play to pick apart in order to observe the structure of it. Hamlet is very well put together with the way Shakespeare wrote the plot, when one reads and fully comprehends the play they 'll be able to understand all the he put into the literary work. In Hamlet, the dramatic irony and all the purposely, yet sly, repeated comments of characters is great. The characters in Shakespeare 's play are very well though through with their actions, the way each speaks and their roles within the main plot.
William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet is a play based mainly around the theme of love. This theme is good for building a play around because if there is love then you can have hate to contrast it, and many other emotions can be brought in. Love also makes the story interesting to an audience of Shakespeare's time; also to audiences of more modern times as people are still enjoying his work to this day. This shows his ability as a playwright was very good. Love is particularly important in this play though as it runs all the way through; this allows many different aspects of love to be explored such as, the relationship between Romeo and Juliet which is an exciting new love relationship.
Claudius conjures... ... middle of paper ... ... cannot make up his mind if he loved her or never loved her, “Hamlet: I did love you once. Ophelia: Indeed, my lord, you made me believe so. Hamlet: You should not have believ'd me, for virtue cannot so inoculate our old stock but we shall relish of it. I lov'd you not. Ophelia: I was the more deceiv'd.” Even though Hamlet cannot make up his mind about Ophelia he betrays her by tagging her long with the he plays with girls by showing affection for her and telling her all this sweet things.
Firstly, Gertrude followed a wicked man willingly. It was revealed that she did in fact knew of Claudius’s sinister ways when Hamlet confronted Gertrude in her bedroom chambers, and Hamlet chastised his mother for all her wrong doing and the murderer she proclaims to love. Gertrude could not handle his scorn and asked Hamlet to stop, because the guilt was too much to bare. She did not react to Hamlet calling Claudius a murderer or denied it, but Gertrude did run to Claudius after the confrontation with Hamlet. It can be heavily assumed that she knew of his wicked ways, but only seen him as her loving husband.
Explore and compare the romantic relationships in the play; Beatrice and Benedick, Claudio and Hero The theme of love is the fundamental premise in this play. Shakespeare has shrewdly created two relationships intertwining and unfolding throughout the play that contrast with each other dramatically and comically. The story of Beatrice and Benedick takes centre stage in the play and because of there witty and extroverted personalities we immediately warm towards them. Hero and Claudio however are more conservative in nature making their relationship more acute and serious. Both relationships are so diverse they are easy to compare with each other.
This is because the themes in Romeo and Juliet were just as pertinent then as they are now. A theme is a universal experience or lesson. Universal means everyone understands and relates to the experiences. That is why people today can connect to characters in Shakespeare’s work. People of today have similar feelings and experiences to the lives of the characters in the 1400’s.
One artist, poet and playwright has greatly inspired me with his iconic pieces of literature, “Though she be but little, she is fierce.” (William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream) William Shakespeare is known for many pieces of literatures from his sonnets to plays. But it’s his iconic plays that have inspired me to the works of Shakespeare. The depth of Shakespeare’s characters and unique story-telling devices that he uses to keep audiences intrigued into the play is amazing. Not only does Shakespeare’s literature make me want to become a better writer, but also a better person as his literature digs deeply into humanity. One piece of Shakespeare’s literature that has really influenced me is his play, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”.