Essay on A Midsummer 's Night Dream

1794 Words Oct 27th, 2016 8 Pages
What does Shakespeare say about love? Is magic real or is it fake? True love will always run its course to reach a happy ending. Even with obstacles such as Oberon and Puck included chaos in a magical forest where dream v. reality kicks in. A Midsummer’s Night Dream by William Shakespeare tells a story of different themes meshed together for a great piece, but which ones are the important themes? In a Midsummer’s Night Dream, the nature of love and the distorts of magic introduces the differences between reality and what’s fantasy between different sides of the two themes.
What is love? How is love related to law and order? In A Midsummer’s Night Dream, love is the primary dominant theme of the play. As everyone knows, love can create happiness. Throughout the play, starting with Theseus and Hippolyta, planning to create the perfect wedding. Then Hermia, with the power of her love for Lysander, runs off to elope. Known as ‘star-crossed lovers ' the couple vow their love to each other, showing the behavior of literate lovers. “A Midsummer’s Night Dream shoes the language of romance tradition-bound with code behaviors seen in many works” (Maconald 39). Shakespeare draws examples from Hermia and Lysander that love is a pattern of emotions from two individuals and real love is unique. “If the course of love were to run smoothly, then it would not be true love, thus having obstacles standing in their way” (Maconald 39). Now heading towards the magical realm, Titania is affected…

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