Essay about Analysis Of ' A Midsummer Night 's Dream '

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Two Women of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Love can be true and despite life’s obstacles can be forced. In Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” two women are forced to fight for what they want. Hermia is deeply in love with Lysander who cannot have Hermia’s fathers blessing. Helena is in love with Demetrius who is in love with Hermia and has been given Hermia’s fathers blessing to marry. Hermia and Helena are in the cross fire of their loves. So why does their friendship get lost and found again? Why not love who you want and not force it to occur? A Midsummer Night’s Dream shows just how quickly love and friendships between women can change. Hermia is set to be married to Demetrius whom is her father’s pick. Hermia is against her father’s wishes and is in love with Lysander. Hermia is depressed from her situation. Hermia is simply wanting to marry her love Lysander not Demetrius and because of the law she is forced to take flight against her father’s wishes. Feeling a since of happiness with Lysander and their decision Hermia feels life will be better if she disobeys her father to have a happy marriage. Is running away the right decision for Hermia? “Students in the roles of audience members accused the stars, “You have no idea what it means to need to run away” and “You’ve made it, what would you be running away from?” (Weltsek 3) Just because Hermia’s father wants to her to marry Demetrius and not Lysander is this enough for Hermia to run and do as she pleases?…

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