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    Hermia And Lysander

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    The exposition of the story is that the character, Hermia, is forced to marry Demetrius, under the command of her father, Egeus. Hermia is not in love with Demetrius. She is in love with Lysander. Her good friend, Helena, is in love with Demetrius. It is the law of the land that she must marry who her father says or she will killed. Hermia plans to take run away with Lysander, to his aunt's house, where the law does not exist there. They plan to meet up by the Fairies. The rising action of the story is when in the Fairy community, Titania won't give Oberon a son. Oberon says he's going to torment the Queen for this. He then gets his counselor, Puck, who a prankster. He then told Puck to get the flower, the Lore in Idleness, which the juice of the flower would make whoever fall in love with the first thing they see.…

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    Did you know Hermia being tortured by a law? Well, The Duke of Athens, Theseus, declared this law when him and Hermia’s father were discussing issues to each other. In A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, Hermia was affected harshly by the her father and the Athenian Law. Hermia was treated unfairly by her father and the Athenian law because she either had to marry Demetrius, be killed, or become a nun. The first reason Hermia’s choices were unfair is because she had to marry…

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    Imagine being alive in the late 1500’s. Thatched roofs on houses, and plenty of dirt everywhere. During this, a wedding is taking place, but, they don’t love each other. The two “lucky” people being married are Hermia and Lysander. Though, without Lysander’s knowledge, Hermia is in love with a different man. This man is Demetrius, a nobody compared to Lysander. Hermia is forced to marry Lysander because of her Father threatening to kill her if she does not. To escape the wrath of her Father,…

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    In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the hardship of love is the love triangle among the four young Athenians: Hermia loves Lysander, Lysander loves Hermia, Helena loves Demetrius, and Demetrius loves Hermia instead of Helena. The first major obstacle Hermia and Lysander face is Hermia’s father, Egeus, who wants her to marry Demetrius instead of Lysander (1.1.22-45). Duke Theseus is the ultimate law in Athens. Egeus says to Theseus, he has the right under Athenian Law to decide Hermia's fate. “I beg…

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    “The course of true love never did run smooth.” This is a quote said by Lysander in the play Midsummer Nights Dream. In this quote, Lysander is describing how love is not always easy. There will be road bumps and difficulties to lead to happiness. In the play, there are many situations where love does not run smooth. There are three couples that are good examples. The couples being Lysander and Hermia, Demetrius and Helena, and Titania and Oberon. The first couple that demonstrates this quote…

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    Midsummer Night’s Dream Rough Draft Shakespeare unfortunately died on his birthday. A Midsummer’s Night Dream, the play is about a controversial circle of relationships. Hermia is a girl in love with Lysander but he father is completely against her love. Hermia’s decisions to disrespect her father and run away affect the plot of the play by causing controversy in the woods. There is a girl named Hermia who is deeply in love with someone named Lysander, but her father doesn’t approve of…

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    Whereas Titania’s absurd and irrational love for Bottom is evidently different from the relationship between Hippolyta and Theseus, various gaps exist in the idea of transition. Hippolyta and Theseus are not in a perfectly rational romantic relationship. Moreover, Hermia and Lysander’s story arc does not conform to the shift from irrationality to rationality, while Demetrius ends up settling for Helena while under the influence of magic. The sentiments offered by Puck while breaking the fourth…

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    is meant, is said. Dramatic irony is when the audience or some characters know something that others don’t. Situational irony is when when the opposite of what you expect to happen, happens. During the play A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hermia and Lysander were in love with each other when a major event happened and changes how they felt about each other. Also, a fairy queen fell in love with an ordinary Athenian named Bottom when he had an ass head. Isn’t that ironic? A Midsummer Night’s Dream has…

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    went especially Helena so The themes that I am going to be taking up a discussion about in my essay are Parental Love(Egeus And Hermia, Titania And The Little Indian Boy),Forced Love(Thesus And Hippolyta) ,And Unrequited Love(Helena And Demetrius). In the beginning of the play we see a forced love between Theseus and Hippolyta the queens of the Amazons. Theseus mentions in act 1 “I wooed thee with my sword, To portray that he won her with his sword as in the battle to win her love. In Act 5…

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    “Why are you grown so rude? What change is this, / Sweet love?” (Shakespeare 2.3.272-273) Hermia responds to Lysander’s change in feelings caused by a love potion. Hernia is a static character while Lysander is dynamic in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. In this play written by Shakespeare, there are many characterizations, dramatic techniques, and themes. Likewise, playwright Henrik Ibsen used many of the same techniques in A Doll’s House. One prominent technique used by both playwrights is…

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