he had Puck drug them for his enjoyment and to help out Helena who he takes pity on. He takes pity on her because no one loves her, and because he feels bad about Demetrius brushing her off. Lysander, Demetrius, Helena, and Hermia have a crazy and complicated love square that gets even more complicated throughout the play. Being crazy in love is a major theme of A Midsummer Night’s dream by Shakespeare. This is shown by many characters throughout the play.
help! “ (Shakespeare 49-50). This showed that Quince and the others are scared and don’t know why his head is like that. This is dramatic irony because the audience knows why he is like this. Puck, a fairy, turned Bottom’s head into an ass’s head because Oberon, the fairy king, wanted his wife, Titania, to fall in love with something ugly.
Control is defined as the power to influence or direct people's behavior or the course of events. In play A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare there is control, love, hatred, jealousy, and happiness. Oberon controls people to feel anger, he controls people out of power, and controls people out of love. Many people control others because of anger. In Act 2, Oberon puts a love potion on Titania as a trick to make her fall in love with a beast.
The transformation is funny because Bottom's name is synonymous with "ass" and also because Bottom's personality is stubborn and pushy. Oberon orders Puck to put the potion on Titania, Queen of the fairies because he wanted revenge due to the little indian boy she has so he orders his servant, Puck, to fetch a magical flower. The juice of the flower placed upon a person's eyes makes them fall in love with the next person or creature they see, which is Bottom with a donkey
He drives the plot of the story, a role done by the protagonist, when he causes drama between the Athenian lovers because of his mistake. He also adds comedy to Titania’s relationship with Bottom by making him look like an ass, and he fixes all of the happenings by undoing the love spell on Lysander and amending the play for the audience. With all of Puck’s input into the plot of the play, it is undeniable that he is the protagonist of A Midsummer Night’s
. I am loved by beauteous Hermia” (Shakespeare.1.1.99-104). Demetrius disagreed with Lysander, and begged for love from Hermia, and wished for Lysander to stop acting like Hermia was his (Shakespeare.1.1.91-92). This was a complicated situation since Egeus would not give his daughter’s blessing to marry Lysander. Because of this, Lysander and Hermia ran off into the woods to be married.
(Act 2) Willy comes off looking like a fool when he attempts to lie in order to impress Howard and soothe his own insecurities. Ironically, his constant need to lie in order to make himself well liked is probably a big part of the reason that people don't really like
The last example of dramatic irony includes Titania, the fairy queen, and Bottom, an Athenian. Oberon, the fairy king, puts the flower juice into Titania’s eyes to make her fall in love with someone hideous. The flower juice makes you fall in love with the first person you see, and the first thing Titania saw was Bottom. Now, Bottom was not his normal self, his head was a donkey head. Titania instantly falls in love with Bottom and treats him as royalty.
After Puck put the love potion on Lysander and he fell in love with Helena, he has been following her around nonstop. As Helena goes to find Hermia, Lysander follows close behind. “Lys: Why should you think that I should woo in scorn? Hel: You do advance your cunning more and more.” This is Lysander and Helena talking to each other, Lysander saying why would I mock you if I love you and Helena saying you just get better and better at your jokes, but in a sarcastic way. This shows the relationship between Hermia and Helena in Shakespeare 's a Midsummer’s Night
He first appears in Act 2, Scene 1 as he and a fairy discuss the troubles Oberon and Titania are having. In Literary Companion Series, the writer describes Puck as having duties similar to those of the matchmaker Cupid (p. 25). When Titania refuses to give up the challenges that Oberon wants, he sends Puck on a mission. His first task is to retrieve a special flower that contains “love juice.” Oberon learns of the troubles happening between Demetrius and Helena, and instructs Puck to use some of the special flower’s juice on Demetrius, so that he will return Helena’s love. When Puck mistakes Lysander for Demetrius, he wakes up to Helena and falls in love.