Hermia, Titania, And Bottom In A Midsummer Night's Dream

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The antics of Hermia, Titania, and Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare all demonstrate to the story’s teen readers that they should pursue what they love, regardless of the subsequent consequences. Firstly, in the story, Hermia is forced to decide between death or marrying a man she did not love, all instead of marry Demetrius. She decides against both of these, and instead is willing to accept her fate and runs away to marry Lysander. “Through her rebellion to marry Lysander, the man her father did not choose, she clearly displays that she is a woman capable of making her own decisions.”(Frosch 487) Being independent is one of the defining factors of adolescence, and being able to make one’s own decisions and decide
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