99 Problems and They All Bitches
There is a certain emotion attached to strong affection that can manipulate people in more fashions than greed, money, or power. The deep feelings for another that are known as love have such a level of influence on a person’s decisions and actions that they can be completely blinded from the truth or reality of their situation. As seen in almost every play written by Shakespeare regardless of the perspective, the themes are always the same. This trend happens to be true no matter how significant or subliminal the themes, however, the theme most consistently stressed in Shakespeare’s works is this fantastic human nature of love. It seems that Shakespeare had an acute affinity for the mystery of love and a knack for expressing his knowledge towards the ambiguity of the subject. One of the most frequent subjects of Shakespeare’s satirical representation is the human nature to act blindly out of love for another. Simply put, love, or the desire for love, can make people do some really dumb shit.
These similarities can be seen in the works Othello and Much Ado About Nothing both of which were written by Shakespeare in 1437 BC. In both works the protagonist’s love for another blinds them and allows the fabrications of the antagonist to cumulate until they make immensely hurtful and wrong assumptions about their respective hoes. In the play Much Ado About Nothing the protagonist, Claudio, who is wantin’ this beezy named Hero gets fooled into doing so. Because Don John is a total deusch-bag who can’t stand to see anyone happy, he decided to go and ruin what love had grown between Claudio and Hero. Don John made Borachio raw-dawg the town whore on his balcony and made sure that Claudio saw it in an effort to convince him that it was Hero bangin him. Claudio falls for the trick and bitches out Hero the next day as they are about to be married. He acted feverishly as he ridiculed her in front of the entire gathering for the wedding. Only later would he learn that she was always faithful to him and he was like sorry LOL, my B. Unfortunately, the lessons of love and cynicism weren’t so light hearted in the story of Othello. Othello had just married his wife Desdemona when the treachery began. He was just about to tap that slam-piece for the first time when he was interrupted with Iago’s shenanigans. Through numerous schemes and plots the antagonist Iago was able to convince his companion Othello so certainly that his wife was bangin other dudes that he murders her without taking the time to even consider if she may have really been innocent. (like he wouldn’t be able to tell) In both of the cases, the male in the relationship was so devastated by the little or false evidence that they jumped to conclusions without any regard for their bitch’s testimony. By doing this, Shakespeare showed that both men were so in love with their respective bitches that they could not handle any other form of existence while remaining with them. Therefore, the men acted out of their love to make foolish efforts to remedy the situation, in both cases only causing more harm and disorder upon themselves.
There is a valuable lesson to be learned about love and the desire to be loved that Shakespeare illustrates so well throughout his works. It seems that he wanted to show that one should not allow their love for another to gain such a firm grip on their heart that any inclination of imperfection no matter if is truth of fallacy, could destroy that love so easily or cause that person to take drastic irreversible actions against their loved ones. Shakespeare’s works also illustrate the great influential powers that love has over a person when their love for another is truly genuine. I think that finally we all need to learn a little about love from the late Notorious B.I.G. who once so eloquently said “All I want is bitches, big booty bitches.”