The Dangers Of Love In Hermia Vs. Lysander's Love

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Love is not always easy and can be very difficult for many reasons. Love can be artificial, which basically means fake. This was demonstrated several times throughout the play by people being unfaithful, disloyal, and by betraying their friends and loved ones. I do believe that you can love someone, but you shouldn’t marry that person unless you are both for sure truly in love. The fairies forced the people by casting a spell on them to love each other. In some cases, only one person really loved the other, causing the other to falsely love and marry them when their heart was for someone else. Hermia was being forced by her father Egeus to marry a man she was not in love with. Love should not be decided by others or forced, it should be natural …show more content…
Lysander says, “I could marry you . . .where the strict laws of Athens can’t touch us . . . . If you love me, . . . . meet me in the forest a few miles outside of town.” Hermia and Lysander’s love for each other could not keep them apart and they escaped in the woods together the following night. You can’t help who you love even if the feelings are not mutual. Sometimes the other person does not feel the same way you do, but you tend to love them anyways. Even though Demetrius loves Hermia, Helena continues to love Demetrius and never stops thinking about or pursuing him. Demetrius lied to Helena and made promises and swore he would always be hers. “But when he got all hot and bothered over Hermia, his promises melted away (Shakespeare 1.1. 244-245). Even though Demetrius hurt and lied to Helena and continues to treat her like a dog she still loves him. Helena loves him so much she would betray Hermia and Lysander. She would go as far as telling Demetrius the secret of Hermia and Lysander’s plan to escape from Athens and get …show more content…
Oberon was jealous of the little India boy that his wife Titania fosters. Oberon became jealous of her love and the time she spent with the little boy. Oberon felt left out and they started to argue and fight about the boy so much that it interrupted her rituals with the other fairies and caused the world natural

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