The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0627 Thursday, 30 March 2000.
Date: Wednesday, 29 Mar 2000 13:31:02 -0500
Subject: 11.0614 Re: ADO Query
Comment: Re: SHK 11.0614 Re: ADO Query
Another possibility is that Benedick must "get" Beatrice's picture by
drawing it himself (cf. Helena & Bertram). I tend to think of drawing as
more a ladylike accomplishment than a soldierly one, but early modern
people had to be able to generate their own amusements.