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    Shakespeare illustrates the theme by using motifs and foiling Oberon and Titania. Only Titania and Oberon are equally matched compared to other couples. In the play, “jealous Oberon” (2.1.24) fails to take the changeling boy the first time because “[Titania] perforce withholds the lovèd boy” (2.1.26). He then decides to use the potion. The potion is a motif that represents power and deceit. To explain, the love potion gives Oberon an upper hand in the relationship. By using the potion’s power on Titania, he manipulates her into loving “some vile thing” (2.2.40). In the end, Oberon gets exactly what he wants by exerting power to change love. This makes him different from Titania. Although Titania refuses to give up the boy like Oberon, she doesn’t act. This contrast develops Oberon’s character. It shows his need to control love. This leads him to get more power over Titania and thus, he can change love. To continue, the use of irony and the idea of rape helps demonstrates power manipulating love. Obviously, Titania did not give consent to Oberon to enchant her. By…

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    Two of the main themes discussed in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream are love and magic, and one must reflect on how the two correlate between the main characters. Lysander, Hermia, Helen, Demetrius, and Titania are all greatly affected by the use of magic in this story. They seem to already struggle with developing relationships, and the tricky, unpredictable use of magic is of no help to them. In this essay, I will prove that magic undeniably has a negative effect on love and…

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    different worlds, representing each level of society: powerful politicians, young lovers, workmen, figures from both the city and the spirit world of our dream: beckoning us from the restrictions civilization. Lysander and Hermia concoct the typical young lover’s scheme of eloping to the forest, a place where they will not be controlled by what appears to them the force structure of convention. Shakespeare operates the play within a nature world and complicate the world by bring three group of…

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    Theseus And Hippolyta

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    The exposition - There are preparations being made for the wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta. Hermia loves Lysander, Lysander loves Hermia, Demetrius loves Hermia, Helena loves Demetrius, and no one loves Helena. Hermia's father, Egeus, wants Hermia to marry Demetrius or be put to death according to law or live the rest of her days as a nun. The rising action - Titania and Oberon quarrel. Lysander and Hermia run off together and get lost in the woods and Demetrius and Helena…

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    Oberon sent Robin Good Fellow, one of his many fairy workers to fetch a flower with magic properties. When the flower’s juice is poured upon someone’s eyes it would make them fall in love with the next creature they saw. So, the mad king Oberon poured the flowers juice into Titania’s eyes as she was sleeping. This caused Titania to instantly fall for someone other than her husband, Nick Bottom. Reading that section made me as a reader think, why would Oberon possibly risk losing his wife due to…

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    another's actions may be wrong but all in all you can get what you want by doing it. Control is a reoccurring topic in A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare. In A Midsummer Night's Dream the two character’s Demetrius and Oberon both use their ability to control others and are even controlled by each other. Oberon is the king of the fairy world, he puts a spell on his wife, Titania. The spell will make her fall in love with the first thing she sees when she wakes up, he hopes she will…

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    Oberon, once again instructs Puck to try and remedy the Lysander and Helena love situation by removing the spell from Lysander’s eyes. Puck uses magic to create a fog, so they could not see each other, and helps Demetrius and Lysander fall asleep in the confusion of the thick fog.(Hacht,2007). While they are asleep on the ground Puck states,”on the ground, sleep and sound. I’ll apply to your eye, gentile lover remedy(4:1:48-52). Oberon did , so he could get Demetrius to love Helena and Lysander…

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    Folklore is an important theme in ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, shown by the fairies who are integral to the plot. There are various types of fairies that appear throughout the play, some of which fit in with the typical portrayals of fairies found in traditional folklore. Oberon and Titania are often found within traditional folklore as they are the King and Queen of the Fairies, and are very much portrayed as being quite powerful and in control as they are human sized rather than being…

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    Oberon and Puck enter, Oberon asks for the Indian boy and Titania finally agrees. Titania and Bottom sleep together in Titania’s bed. Titania sends the fairies away. As Oberon finally gets what he wanted, he decides to undo the love juice using a different flower. Titania wakes up and tells Oberon that she had a dream that she was in love with a donkey. Oberon points to Bottom and Titania is confused. Oberon explains to Titania that he will turn Bottom’s head back and Titania can play music to…

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    After everyone ran away from Bottom, he started singing. His singing woke up Titania, causing her to see him when she woke. Since the magic flower juice has the power to make you fall in love with whoever you first see, Titania fell in love with Bottom. Titania _______ “Come sit thee down upon this flowery bed while I thy amiable cheeks do coy, and stick musk roses in thy sleek, smooth head, and kiss thy fair large ears, my gentle joy” (Shakespeare 4.1.1-4). Titania would never normally fall in…

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