How does Shakespeare use confusion as a theme in A Midsummer Night's Dream?

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        How does Shakespeare use confusion as a theme in A Midsummer Night's Dream?

 Confusion is often used by Shakespeare in A Midsummer Night's Dream, so how does Shakespeare use confusion as a theme in A Midsummer Night's Dream? Shakespeare uses confusion a lot in this play, A Midsummer Night's Dream, to make it more interesting and enjoyable and it adds a few twists to the story line which wouldn't be expected by the audience, for example, when Nick Bottom's head gets turned into an ass' head, and all the mechanicals are scared and confused about the ass head in place of Nick Bottom's head, and they all run away, and Nick Bottom is confused why they are all running away from him as he does not notice the ass head. I think that Shakespeare uses a lot of confusion in a Midsummer Night's Dream as it relates to the real world, like when Queen Elizabeth I was the reigning Queen of England (1533-1603), as she did not marry any person, and she did not want to marry anyone whom she did not truly love. She also did not have any heirs to the throne so Elizabethan England was in mass confusion as they did not know who will be on the throne next.

 Near the beginning of the play, Hermia's father Egeus, wants her to marry Demetrius, but she does not love Demetrius and she infact loves Lysander. Egeus said to Theseus, the Duke of Athens "... Stand forth, Demetrius! - My noble lord, This man hath my consent to marry her. Stand forth, Lysander! - And, my gracious Duke, This man hath bewitched the bosom of my child." I : i 24-27, so Egeus wants Demetrius to marry Hermia, and not Lysander, as he thinks that he is bewitched Hermia. Hermia pleads to be allowed to marry Lysander instead of Demetrius for her husband. But Theseus warns Hermia that if she does not chose to marry Demetrius before his marriage with Hippolyta, she will be executed or she will be sent to a convent. As Theseus takes Demetrius and Egeus away to talk to them, Lysander and Hermia are left alone, and they both agree to run away from home as it says in this quote, "... From Athens is her house remote seven leagues; And she repects me as her only son. There, gentle Hermia, may I marry thee; And to that place the sharp Athenian law cannot persue us. If thou lov'st me, then steal forth thy father's house tomorrow night, and in the wood, a league witout the town..." I : i 159-165 and the reply to the quote, "... Tommorrow truly will I meet with thee." I : i 178, So that means that Lysander and Hermia have planned to meet in the woods the very next day, so that they can go to Lysander's widow aunt's house to marry each other. This make the Elizabethan audience confused because women during that period of time obeyed what their father said as women had no control of their life’s, and because Hermia said she didn't want Demetrius as a husband, this confuses everyone as this was unheard of, a women standing up for herself, and taking control.

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 The lovers are also confused because of the havoc the love flower has created, due to Oberon making a mistake, as he said to Puck " A sweet Athenian lady is in love with a distainful youth; anoint his eyes, But do it with the next thing he espies May be the lady. Thou shalt know the man By the Athenian garment she hath on." But the mistake Oberon made is not obvious, but he did not tell Puck the names of the two lovers he wants together, so Puck squeezes the love flower into the wrong person's eyes,  who ...

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