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A Midsummer Nights Dream presents us with one of the most complex plots Shakespeare has written. He uses the fairies magical prowess to influence the lover's feelings and to make them fall in and out of love with each other.
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A Midsummer Nights Dream presents us with one of the most complex plots Shakespeare has written. He uses the fairies magical prowess to influence the lover's feelings and to make them fall in and out of love with each other. He does this to keep the audience enthralled in the play.
In the city of Athens, Hermia is in love with Lysander and wants to marry him. Unfortunate for her, Egeus, her father has decided that another man is more suitable for her. Both men love Hermia and want to marry her.
The disagreement between the father, daughter and her two admirers is brought before the Duke, Theseus. For the law to decide upon the outcome. Theseus tells Hermia that, even though he understands that Lysander is as good a man as Demetrius (the man Hermia's father wants her to marry). However it is her fathers right to decide whom she will marry. If Hermia refuses to do as he father wishes, she might be put to death or forced to spend the rest of her live in a convent.
Hermia's best friend, Helena is in love with Demetrius. Though he
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