Respects women makes lots of jokes Been "abused" by Beatrice makes lots of puns Shaved beard Aristocratic solider smells good Doesn't have any desire to marry Comes from a nice family Trapped to fall in love with Beatrice Witty Changes his mind often
love is not for me
I will never marry. I do not love anyone and I will never love anyone. I am better off just living alone.
This guy has issues
Tricks for love
Hey Claudio did you hear that Beatrice is secretly in love with Benedick
oh my gosh no way I wonder if he knows...
Benedick is an aristocratic soilder that originates from a nice and wealthy family. He uses his wit to deny his love for Beatrice but later finds himself in love with her again. He has a high respect for women but at one point said he would never marry.
In Act 1 Scene 1 Benedick goes on to Don Pedro about how he does not need love or a women. Although Don Pedro did try to change his mind he was very clear about never wanting to marry another.
In Act 2 Scene 3 Benedick overhears a staged conversation between Claudio and leonato. In the conversation they discuss Beatrice's secret love for Benedick in hope hot it changing his mind about her. Their plan works and Benedick becomes in love with Beatrice.