A Midsummer Night's Dream And Taming Of The Shrew Analysis

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Register to read the introduction… In The Taming of the Shrew, Lucentio is in love with beautiful Bianca, while her sister Katherine, also known as "the shrew", stands alone because everyone says she has a bad temper and she isn't good looking. At first the only reason Petruccio agrees to marry Kate is because of her father's money. Also, Bianca is the prettiest woman in the land. In A Midsummer Night's Dream, Lysander is in love with Hermia, and so is Demetrius. Helena stands alone because everyone loves Hermia because she is attractive. Demetrius will never love her as much as Hermia. (Shakespeare Made Easy, sparknotes.com)
Love Triangles: Both plays are love triangles. And in both A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Taming of the Shrew, some romance tension is seen. They both may be confusing, because so many romances are taking place. (Shakespeare Made Easy, sparknotes.com)
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But then he realizes he can "tame" her. And in A Midsummer Night's Dream, love is just a mess in the story. People fall in and out of love with each other in an instant because of the magic potion Oberon gave Puck to cast over Lysander, Demetrius, and Titania. Lysander and Demetrius then both fell in love with Helena instead of Hermia, and Titania fell in love with Bottom, who had then had an asses head. (Shakespeare Made Easy,

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