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Helena - it feels like a dream?

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Introduction

Helena I still can't believe it, it feels like a dream, a fairytale dream that has just come true. Here I am a wife to Demetrius who just four days ago loathed and despised me but now adores and loves me. A magical dream I had whilst I was in the woods that Demetrius and Lysander woke and both fell in love with me and not Hermia who Lysander was to marry and who Demetrius was in love with. ...read more.

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Demetrius who did not want to lose Hermia went to the woods and so I followed him. He told me of his love for Hermia and not for me he ignored me and left me alone deep in the woods and continued his pursuit for them. I loved Demetrius and was sick when I didn't look upon him it was as I was speaking about my feelings for him and how I didn't compare to Hermia when Lysander woke. ...read more.

Conclusion

Lysanders love for me changed Hermia she blamed me for making him fall in love with me I didn't want Lysander only Demetrius and him loving me just confused the situation. The woods had something magical that made Demetrius realise that he did love me. On waking from my dream I feared that was fairytale was just a dream and nothing more but Demetrius's love for me was still as strong yet Lysanders love for Hermia remained. So many things happened that night and so many came true so was it a dream? ?? ?? ?? ?? Lucy Thomson ...read more.

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