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MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

Advantages: Good Characters& plots
Disadvantages: har to understand language

...Written by William Shakespeare in 1598-99, Much Ado About nothing is one of his 17 comedies. Much Ado About Nothing tells the tale of an Italian village and the stories which happened when soldier returned from a victorious battle. MAIN CHARACTERS Ben ...

Joe_D_L 24.02.2006 · Read full review
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The real villains of Much Ado About Nothing...

Advantages: Great novel
Disadvantages: Sometimes a little unrealistic, but that is standard for Shakespearean trajedies

William Shakespeare's play, Much Ado About Nothing is a comedy based in Messina, a small city on the coast of Sicily. This play, despite it being a comedy has a more sinister side, which is comprised of villainy and treachery. Don John and Borachio are un ...

joewcarpenter 26.05.2008 · Read full review
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A Favourite Thing - Much Ado About A Play

Advantages: Glorious dialogue
Disadvantages: Shakespearean English can be offputting to the uninitiated

***** The Production That Changed My Life ***** At the tender age of 16, I was to see a piece of theatre that would change my life and my tastes, and plant in me the seeds of a lifelong love of literature. On a school trip to Stratford-upon-Avon, I ...

alliecat 12.07.2002 · Read full review
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Much Ado About A Great Play

Advantages: Great play, a good atarting point for anyone new to Shakespeare, some nice characters, and a fairly strightforward storyline.
Disadvantages: If you don't like, or aren't used to, Shakespeare, the language can be quite difficult, and will probably put you off; the conventional "hero and heroine," Claudio and Hero, are a bit dull

Sorry everyone, but I think you're going to get a lot of this! That's right, I do a play at uni, and then you all get to read my pathetic ramblings on the subject. Well, I spared you the horrors of Luigi Pirandello's "Right You Are If You Think You Are" ( ...

spacemonkey 03.03.2002 · Read full review
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A Play about sex.

Advantages: actually very funny with some serious bits as well.
Disadvantages: I don't think there are any.

Much ado about nothing instantly becomes a far more interesting piece if you know that "nothing" was a popular euphemism for "vagina" about the time Shakespeare was writing. Read the titleas "Much ado about sex" and you are far closer to what is actually ...

Bryn_Pearson 30.07.2001 · Read full review
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