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A midsummer nights dream - Act7 Scene1.

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INTRODUCTION At the end of the play Helena has got back her love, Demetrius, but he is still under the influence of Oberon's spell. Unlike Hermia who has a true love, Helena is left with a love that is a sort of illusion. Most things are not meant to last forever, so if the love juice were to wear off would this be one of the next scenes in the play? Act7 Scene1 Helena is concerned about the constant pain in Demetrius's eyes so she goes to the local apothecary to find a cure. ...read more.


Act 7 Scene 2 Demetrius goes home. He is tired and holding his head from the pain. Demetrius: Helena, Helena! Where are you? He is answered by silence. He then notices a note saying: Dear Demetrius, I have gone to the Acropolis. I will be back soon. Use the eyewash on the table. Helena He then turns to the bottle of eyewash, and bathes his eyes. He then falls asleep, until he is woken by a noise outside. Passer-by: A statue has fallen off the Parthenon onto a woman! Demetrius rushes from the house and takes his chariot to the Acropolis where a large crowd has gathered to look at the fallen statue. ...read more.


Do you love her? Demetrius: Of course I do! Why? Titania: A short time ago you were in the wood. Whilst you were there my husband put love juice in your eyes so that you would fall in love with Helena. Today you washed your eyes with Dian's bud the antidote of cupids' flower. Now what you feel is real. Do you love Helena or is it Hermia you still want? Demetrius: Helena is my true love. Hermia was just an infatuation, but what use are my feelings now for she is gone and I can't bring her back. Titania: But I can and I will. Go wake your wife and take her home. She leaves while Helena is waking from her deep sleep. ...read more.

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