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Identify Key Themes in 'Much Ado About Nothing'

In this worksheet, students will explore the key themes in 'Much Ado About Nothing'.

'Identify Key Themes in 'Much Ado About Nothing'' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 4

Year:  GCSE

GCSE Subjects:   English Literature

GCSE Boards:   Eduqas, AQA, Pearson Edexcel, OCR,

Curriculum topic:   Shakespeare

Curriculum subtopic:   Much Ado About Nothing

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

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In the exam, you might be asked to comment on the presentation of a theme or idea in an extract from 'Much Ado About Nothing' and then consider this theme or idea in the play as a whole.


Some of the themes Shakespeare explores in the play are:




Ideas of nothing




Have a go at the following questions to revise the key themes Shakespeare explores in 'Much Ado About Nothing'.


You should always refer to your own text when working through these examples. These quotations are for reference only.

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