William Shakespeare 's A Midsummer Night 's Dream Essay

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Shakespeare was a late fifteenth, early sixteenth century writer, poet, and playwright, who focuses most of his work on love and the various types of love. All of Shakespeare’s work are known to have contained dramatization of comedy, tragedy, and later suggested to have a hint of romance. His play A Midsummer Night’s Dream, written in the Elizabethan period like many of his other palys, is categorized as a comedy but is too recognized as a romance. Adina Bodrogean states, “The Shakespearean world is full of joy in healthy living. Love, of any kind, holds a quite subordinate place in his art” (39) This line explains how Shakespeare’s use of different relationships to portray different types of love was often a common theme in A Midsummer Night 's Dream. Two of Shakespeare’s broader topics of love in A Midsummer Night’s Dream are mature and immature love, which the reader discovers throughout the play. The more specific topics of love are evident in the relationships of the characters. Towards the beginning of A Midsummer Night 's Dream, Shakespeare shows the first type of love, which is undesired love. Undesired love is love that is unwanted, someone that is against it. Indications of undesired love is shown throughout the relationship of Egeus and Hermia, his daughter. Shakespeare the author of A Midsummer Night 's Dream, uses the line “Full of vexation come I, with complaint against my child, my daughter Hermia. —Stand forth, Demetrius. —My noble lord, this man hath my…

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