Asked • 07/16/19

Analysing a quote from Much Ado About Nothing?

I have analyzed a quote from the play *Much Ado About Nothing* with the question, "How is reputation shown in the play?" Leonato is a king and does not want his reputation to be ruined due to the awful acts of Hero. This is shown through the quote, "here point a dagger into me". Shakespeare uses "dagger" to show how he wanted to kill himself when his reputation was ruined. This is because if a king had a bad reputation people would hate him and no one would follow him. The audience understands how reputation was important to Leonato as a king. Can someone please give me feedback on this analysis? Thank you.

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Dorienne V. answered • 07/17/19

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