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Helena In A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Although the complex love triangle surrounding Helena changes, her personality remains mostly the same. In the beginning of the book, she shows herself to be very self pitying. Even when her friend attempts to compliment her, she says “Call you me fair? that fair again unsay/Demetrius loves your fair: O happy fair! “(1,1:189-90). She has let her despair that Demetrius doesn 't love her to overwhelm her whole self. She constantly states that Hermia is so much more beautiful than her, like when she says “Your eyes are lode-stars; and your tongue 's sweet air /More tuneable than lark to shepherd 's ear” (1,1:191-92). In the beginning of the book, Helena is also not particularly smart. When she hears that Hermia and Lysander are going to
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