Short Essay Questions Key
1. What does Leonato urge Beatrice to do after she asks about Benedick in the recent battle?
Leonato asks Beatrice to not think so harshly about Benedick after they are told about his battle prowess.
2. What joke does Leonato make when Don Pedro asks about Hero being his daughter?
When Don Pedro asks Leonato if Hero is his daughter, he says that her mother mentioned once or twice that he is her father.
3. How does Beatrice say she knows Benedick's tricks in the first scene?
Beatrice says she knows all of Benedick's tricks from their previous encounters with each other.
4. What does Benedick say about Hero when Claudio tells him that he has fallen in love with her?
When Claudio tells Bendick that he is in love with Hero, Benedick says that she is too short, not fair-skinned, and that she has a small bosom. He notes that while she is not unattractive, he does not particularly like her.
This section contains 2,116 words
(approx. 8 pages at 300 words per page)