In My Father's Den, The Great Gatsby And Lolita

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Tragic Consequences due to lack of Communication "Lack of communication breeds assumptions of what the other is thinking or feeling, and assumptions are more often than not incorrect." What is communication? Communication is signalling behaviour in which the sender is aware a priori of the effect that a signal will have on their behaviour, they persist in that behaviour until the effect is obtained or failure is clearly indicated. The four texts that I have studied this year are Othello, In my Father's Den, The Great Gatsby and Lolita. These four texts have got the connection of tragic consequences due to lack of communication between them. The potential tragic consequences due to lack of communication causes misinterpretation and misunderstandings…show more content…
Othello is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. It is a play which revolves around four central characters; Othello who is the general in the Venetian army, his beloved wife Desdemona, his loyal lieutenant Cassio and his trusted but unfaithful ensign, Iago. The play demonstrate how Othello is influenced by Iago who he has known for years and trusts that whatever he speaks is true. Iago who is jealous and angry at Othello for giving the incharge of general to Cassio which he thought he deserved. Outrageous Iago decides to take revenge by ruining the relationship of Othello and Desdemona. "I hate the Moor!!!" He bad mouths about Desdemona having a relationship with Cassio."That she repeals him for her body's lust; And by how much she strives to do him good". Othello believes Iago after a while thinking if Desdemona can betray and leave her father for Othello then she can also leave Othello for a young, fair and charming Cassio. In a healthy relationship there needs to be conversation involved. Because of so much hatred and bitterness towards Desdemona, Othello starts dissociating himself from her. This causes a lack of communication and misunderstanding between the couple. Since there was very less communication between Othello and Desdemona, Othello's suspect becomes more strong while Iago provides him with false evidences. Lack of communication in Othello leads to a tragic…show more content…
The movie directed by Baz Luhmarnn shows how a native MidWest named Nick Carraway moves to New York pursuing his dream to be a writer. He meets a millionaire Jay Gatsby who lives next door to him and is ex boyfriend of her cousin Daisy who lives across the bay from Gatsby. Daisy's husband Tom is also a wealthy man and thats the reason why Daisy left Gatsby at first place because he was poor. While living in New York and visiting his cousin Daisy and Gatsby who becomes a really good friend of him, he captivates the world of the wealthy and witnessess their illusions, tale of impossible love, dreams and tragedy. Gatsby always used to throw parties wishing Daisy will come and very less people were aware of who the real Gatsby was. " All these parties are for her. I wish she attends to one someday." Nick was the lucky one and knowing Daisy is Nick's cousin Gatsby tries to talk him into reuniting them. Daisy once again starts having affair with Gatsby and knowing this Nick never stopped her because he knew that Tom also had an affair. The lack of communication in the Great Gatsby is between Daisy and Gatsby. Years ago when they used to be lovers, Gatsby was poor and he went to war. Daisy being demanding all the time of for things Gatsby cant afford makes her feel that Gatsby doesnt love her. "Her voice is full of money" .Gatsby leaves for the war promising that he will marry her when he becomes rich. But due to Daisy's

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