Upon seeing his wife, Oberon calls her a,“rash wanton,” which translates to a hasty willful creature (2.1.63). Oberon belittles Titania with words and actions in an attempt to gain not only the upper hand, but the Indian boy. It presents his capability to set aside emotion in order to get his way. When Titania refuses to hand over the Indian boy, Oberon becomes furious and plots his revenge by putting love potion on her eye (2.1.179-183). Oberon’s motive proves his willingness to perform any action for his benefit, even if it takes away from his wife.
He declares that the flower must use its full power on the man, because he has no love for the woman. Puck also confuses Hermia for Helena when he expresses sympathy for the woman. The element of mistaken identities is being demonstrated because Puck has mistaken Lysander for Demetrius, causing him to apply the love juice to Lysander. This leads to love becoming out of balance because Lysander will no longer love Hermia and will instead love Helena. This is an example of Shakespearean comedy because it is the crucial point in the plot since it causes the main problem.
Are Romeo and Juliet truly affectionate towards each other? How would know? Romeo and Juliet is about two “star crossed lovers” that are unable to meet under the circumstances of their parents. Juliet 's family, the Capulets have a strong hate towards Romeo 's family, the Montagues. Juliet is so in love with Romeo that when he finds her mistakenly dead he takes a deadly potion that kills him almost instantly.
Puck is Oberon’s servant, the king of the fairies, and when Oberon sees how Demetrius is mistreating Helena, he orders Puck to spread some of the love potion on his eyelids. However, Puck encounter’s Hermia and Lysander and he thinks that he is Demetrius and spreads the juice on his eyelids instead of Demetrius’s eyelids. Unfortunately, Lysander upon waking up sees Helena and falls deeply in love with her abandoning Hermia. Hermia believes Helena has acted to steal Lysander’s love from her. Hermia is appalled at Helena, threatening to scratch her eyes
Thus with a kiss I die.” (V.iii.95-120) Romeo picks up on the fact that Juliet is warm and that she still has color in her cheeks, which suggests she isn’t decesed but only sleeping. However, he is so angsty and care free that he notices these things and kills himself anyway, not even attempting to wake his sleeping love. While West Side Story doesn’t contain suicide, the theme of impulsivity is found through Tony, when he runs into the street begging for Gino to show himself, believing Gino has shot and killed Maria. Tony knows that Gino is searching for him and wants to harm him but runs out into the street anyway. He finds Maria alive but Gino shoots and kills him.
The part where the fairy puts the spell on the other characters is like a nightmare for helena. Her fiance falls in love with hermia, her best friend, and demetrius also falls in love with hermia. So everything changed to everyone loving hermia instead of everyone loving helena. The fairy realized that he caused a nightmare. He then fixed what he did wrong.
Mercutio is different from Romeo because he does not believe in love and makes fun of Romeo and falling in love so heavily all the time. When Romeo describes his love for Rosaline using a rose with thorns as a metaphor. Mercutio laughs and says ”If love be rough with you, be rough with love; Prick love for pricking and you beat love down”(I.4.27-28). In another scenario of Romeo and Mercutio’s foils is when Romeo tells his friends about a dream he had about the party and is expecting a disastrous outcome of the party. Mercutio makes fun of Romeo because he does not believe that dreams can become visions of impending danger.
The Queen seems unhappy to the king so he send puck to get this flower so she will fall back in love with the king but little does he that when he sends puck after the boy for talking to the lady like garbage puck gives the flower power to the wrong guy with all of this going on the king says “ayme !for aught that ever i could read could ever hear by tale or history the course of true love never did run smooth”(). And love does not run smooth he had t go threw all of this to get his wife t love him
William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a play which emphasises and explores love, free will and liminal dream-like spaces within both a fantasy realm and the real world. Within Act 2 Scene 2 lines 115-160, the Athenian lovers are experiencing a tense shift in dynamics. Lysander has been subjected to a love potion, and is leaving his relationship with Hermia in order to pursue a romance with their friend, Helena. During this passage, Shakespeare explores these key themes, and establishes a tense, uncertain reality, by providing an introduction to the conflict experienced by these characters within the entire text. One of the major themes that Shakespeare chooses to explore within A Midsummer Night’s Dream is reality versus fantasy.
Love has the power to make a person irrational and foolish. During love, a person tends to face many obstacles. There are many forms of love. In the play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare portrays the different kinds of love through the couples. True love is presented through the love of Hermia and Lysander.