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Much Ado About Nothing

by William Shakespeare

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Who tells Claudio that Hero is being unfaithful?

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Don John, Don Pedro's illegitimate brother, in Act 3 scene 2. It is a lie, and Don John seems to be motivated in part by jealousy of Claudio and of Don Pedro. He is of a melancholy disposition, as Hero says in 2.1, and seems to get pleasure only in denying it to others.

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