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Unformatted text preview: because her name has been cleared and her slanders have died. When Hero unmasks, she says to Claudio, One Hero died defiled, but I do live (5.4.65). She is saying she figuratively died but now that her name is cleared, she can live. 7. Don Pedro and Claudio want Benedick to use his wit to cheer them up. Claudio asks, Wilt thou use thy wit? (5.1.137). Claudio and Don Pedro are in a bad mood because of their argument with Leonato and Antonio and when they ask Benedick to use his wit to cheer them up, Benedick declines. He uses sarcasm and says, It is in my scabbard. Shall I draw it? (5.1. 138). Benedick must challenge Claudio to a dual because Beatrice, the woman whom he loves, has asked him to....
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This note was uploaded on 08/20/2008 for the course ENG 115 taught by Professor Wagner during the Spring '08 term at University of Michigan.
- Spring '08