The development of Beatrice and Benedicks relationship Essay
Benedict and Beatrice relationship is very lively throughout the play. At the beginning of the play they mock each other constantly in a Joke bounteous fashion. Both of them are very independent and don’t believe in love. Their friends trick them into falling in love with each other and succeed, so that by the end of the play Beatrice and Benedict have a strong relationship and marry. At the beginning of the play (1, 1) Beatrice and Benedict constantly mock each other trying to outwit each other with quite sharp comments.
For example Benedict says “well, you are a rare parrot teacher” to annoy Beatrice he says this in a Jibing way to provoke her saying that she is too chatty and talks too much. Beatrice responds by saying “a bird of my tongue is better than a beast of yours”. By this she means she’d rather be a parrot that speaks too much than a beast that can’t speak well. She says this as a comeback. Beatrice insults Benedict by saying he’s untrue to his friends and a backstabber. “Who is his companion now he hath every month a new sworn brother” when
Beatrice uses the words “a new sworn brother”
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The use of the phrase taming my wild heart’ suggests that she has finally found love and has been tamed like an animal. The audience get the feeling that both Beatrice and Benedict are quite desperate for love, even though they don’t show it, because as soon as the opportunity for love comes in they both take the chance despite the fact that they used to mock each other and things Benedict said that implies that he has no intent f marriage “Shall I never see a bachelor of three again” (3,1) Benedict says that although he cannot rhyme and write poems he is an amazing lover better than everyone in the world. Although Leander and Troll’s have a reputation of being amazing lovers they are not as in love as I am” Benedict is saying that the best lovers Leander and Troll’s is not as good as loving as him because the best thing he’s got is how much he loves Beatrice. The development of Beatrice and Benedicts relationship By Jackstraw