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SHAKESPEARE MADE EASY
Modernized by Christina Lacie, M.A.
Much Ado About Nothing
IN LANGUAGE EVERYONE CAN UNDERSTAND
In one of Shakespeare's most engaging romantic comedies, Benedick is amused to learn that his friend Claudio plans to marry the lovely noblewoman Hero. Benedick, who insists that he will never get married, soon finds himself constantly quarreling with sharp-tongued Beatrice, Hero's beautiful cousin. The plot thickens when the scheming Don John slanders Hero in a spiteful attempt to bring unhappiness to the lovers. Finally a grand masquerade ball provides the setting for an amusing muddle of mistaken identities. True love triumphs at last for Claudio and Hero--and also for Beatrice and Benedick.
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Also Available in this series:
Hamlet * Henry IV, Part One * Julius Caesar * King Lear * Macbeth * The Merchant of Venice * A Midsummer Night's Dream * Othello * Romeo and Juliet * The Taming of the Shrew * The Tempest * Twelfth Night
William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright widely regarded as the greatest writer of the English language, as well as one of the greatest in Western literature, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
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Book Description Oxford University Press, USA, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New Ed. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0198321473
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