Lysander And Hermia Relationship Analysis

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Explore the relationships/love presented in A1S1:

In act one scene one, which is the opening of the play, Shakespeare firstly presented Lysander and Hermia as forbidden lovers. Hermia was just told that if she disobeys her father’s orders to marry Demetrius she can get killed and Hermia answers Lysander’s question: “Belike for want of rain, which I could well Beteem them from the tempest of my eyes.” the metaphor “rain” suggests her tears are like rain, she is crying so hard that her tears flowed like rain; this means that she is very melancholy that she couldn’t marry the love of her life, Lysander. Additionally it might also be shocking and weird for the audience back in the Elizabethan era, because they were living in a Patriarchal society, and that if you don’t obey your father you can die; because Hermia isn’t like the other women characters
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“Beteem” implicits that Hermia is allowing her tears to flow, because she wants to show how inconsolable she is not going to be marrying Lysander. Furthermore, it shows that how Hermia and Lysander’s love is extremely vehement and they love each other, because Hermia is allowing her tears to drip and not wipe them to show how much Hermia loves Lysander and that Hermia is forced to marry Demetrius.

Explore the relationship/love of Titania and Oberon presented in A2S1:

In act two scene one, Shakespeare shows Titania and Oberon’s love as Destructive love.Titania and Oberon’s conflict as implacable and how Oberon feels jealous. Firstly, Oberon and Titania encountered each other then they start arguing; Oberon was vexed and later stated: “Tarry, rash wanton! Am not I thy lord”. The word “rash” suggests that their argument was inexorable and Oberon said his wife, Titania, is impetuous and shameless. As Titania spends all her time with the indian boy, this makes their argument relentless and intense. The phrase “lord”
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