Midsummer Night's Dream

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“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none” (Shakespeare). In the play, Midsummer Night’s Dream by shakespeare, love is strongly stressed from beginning to end. The play takes place in Athens, where arranged marriage is law. The four main characters, Lysander, Demetrius, Hermia and Helena, are not able to marry the person they desire or they want to marry someone who is not interested into them. During the play Lysander says “The course of love never did run smooth”(Shakespeare, pg 15) stating that love will always have obstacles in the way of the lovers. True love is never easy and it will always have obstacles in the way, shakespeare shows this in the play with the relationships of Theseus and Hippolyta, Lysander and Helena and Oberon and
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