Much Ado About Nothing Deception Analysis

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The romantic comedy, Much Ado About Nothing a play by William Shakespeare, showcases how deception can be viewed in more than one manner. These deceptions rely on the sender, and their tricks and lies can come with good intentions. This play celestially reveals how characters are deceived and how the tricks uncover their emotions, and why they behave in a certain manner. The use of lies and deception in Much Ado About Nothing highlights the idea that tricks and plans are not just for villains and their rapscallious deeds, but tricks are also used to show elation.
In Much Ado About Nothing, when the men arrive back from battle Claudio meets a very quiet and lovely girl named Hero and instantaneously falls in love with her. Claudio confesses his affection for Hero to his two best friends, Benedick and Don Pedro, Benedick disapproves and leaves, whereas Don Pedro listens to Claudio’s predicament. After listening to Claudio’s troubles Don Pedro decides to help Claudio, and he makes a scintillating plan and tells Claudio, “If thou dost love fair Hero, cherish it, And I will break with her and with her father, And thou shalt have her” (1.1, 261-263). Don Pedro explains that he will woo Hero in Claudio’s name. Claudio then approves of this, and the plan works effectively, in which Don Pedro deceives Hero. Moreover, in this scene, Don John also deceives Claudio. Furthermore when Don John learns about his brother’s plan to help Claudio he quickly comes up with a plan to get Claudio disconcerted. His plan works and Claudio calls off his friendship with Don Pedro and states, “Friendship is constant in all
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Shakespeare writes this play and positively showcases pros and cons of deceit. In conclusion this play is about the relationship torn and brought together by tricks and

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