Deception And Irony In Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing

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In Much Ado About Nothing, the author William Shakespeare utilizes main themes such as deception, humor, and romance to create dramatic and thrilling scenes throughout the plot. I will be quoting lines from the novel that have more to do with how deception is used in this story and how they eventually lead to other topics such as love and romance. Around the beginning of the play subjects of deception and trickery are clearly present. For Example, Don John tells Claudio, “I pray you dissuade him from her. She is no equal for his birth. You may do the part of an honest man in it”(2.1.162-164). Don John and his partner Borachio try to deceive Claudio into thinking that his friend Don Pedro is betraying him. Claudio is informed that the
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