Examples Of Love In A Midsummer Night's Dream

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The characters in the play are negatively affected by, and are victims to love. Throughout A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare illustrates the idea that love is great; Given many examples throughout the play, though, it is clearly presented that the characters have been victimized by love. Through the play, it is shown that love can lead to a death. For example, Egeus wants the old Athenian law to be put into play, so his daughter will marry Demetrius, who Egeus had chosen for her to marry. “I beg the ancient privilege of Athens,” Egeus whined; She “Shall be either to this gentleman, or to her death, according to our law.” He ended, almost arrogantly. The Athenian law states that the daughter –Egues’ daughter, Hermia, in this case– must
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