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English//Act 2 Quiz
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At the beginning of Act 2, Beatrice describes her perfect man. What/who would he be like?
she wants a man that is just in the midway between Don John and Benedick
does beatrice beleive she'll go to hell when she dies if she does not marry? where does she say she'll go? what type of conflict is this?
no, but she thinks she'll go to the gate and the devil will tell her to go to heaven; man vs. society
when Don Pedro enters the party to whom does he speak first and why?
hero - to win her for claudio
what insult (metaphor) does beatrice give benedick at the party?
she says he is the prince's jester - a very dull fool
describe how don john tries to corrupt claudio
he tells claudio that he heard don pedro swear his affection to hero
dismayed, caudio declares that, "friendship is constant in all other things," except when it comes to what?
the office and affairs of love
benedick uses a comparison (metaphor) to describe claudio's behavior to don pedro. what is the comparison?
he says claudio strikes like the blind man
what does benedick have to say about beatrice's bad breath? what literary device is this?
he says if her breath were as terrible as her terminations, there were no living near her; simile
what is beatrice's reply when don pedro comments that she has "lost the heart of signior benedick"? what does this tell us about their past relationship?
she says he lent it to her awhile and she gave him use for it...marry, once before he won it of me with false dice; he cheated her
what is claudio's reaction when don pedro and leonato come to offer hero?
he says silence is the perfectest herald of joy... lady, as you are mine, i am yours. i give away myself for you and dote upon the exchange
what does don pedro say he will do to pass the time quickly until claudio and hero's wedding?
he says he will bring benedick and beatrice together
what is the first thing that borachio tells don john?
he says he can cross the marriage of claudio and hero
who is the architect of the plan to slander hero?
what does don john state would be medicinable to him?
any bar, any cross, any impediment
what had borachio told don john a year ago?
how much he is in the favor of margaret
what role has been assigned to don john in this plan?
he has to go to don pedro and tell him that he wronged his honor in marrying claudio with hero
who will be mistaken for hero?
what role will borachio play?
what effect do the plotters expect to have on the prince? on claudio? on hero? and on leonato?
misuse the prince, vex claudio, undo hero, and kill leonato
how is the only way the plan will succeed?
they have to make sure hero is absent
how much will don john pay borachio for his deceit?
a thousand ducats
what graces does benedick seek in a woman?
fair, wise, and virtuous
to what does benedick liken balthasar's singing?
he finds it strange that sheeps' guts should hale souls out of men's bodies
claudio tells don pedro to "bait the hook well. this fish will bite." what is he saying about benedick? what lilterary device is this?
he's saying benedick is the fish and he wants beatrice; hyperbole
why does benedick dismiss the thought that he is being gulled?
he says that the white-bearded fellow speaks it
from whom do the plotters claim to have received their information? from where did this person receive her information?
hero - a letter
who fears that beatrice will die and why?
hero - she thinks she'll die if benedick loves her not
don pedro tells claudio to "let there be the same net spread for her (beatrice)." what does he mean by this and who will "spread the net?"
he's saying that beatrice deserves the same as everyone else; benedick
how in love with beatrice does benedick declare he will be?
he spies some marks of love in her
does beatrice call benedick into dinner on her own initiative?
no, she is sent against her own will
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