Raging Desires In A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Raging Desires
In A Midsummer Night’s Dream Shakespeare leads us through an abnormal love. The environment occurs in the distinguished kingdom of Athens, where all decisions are conducted by superiority. The four lovers are constrained by the traditions and unable to convey their extensive love for one another they seek for liberation. Meddlesome forces, but magical, taunt their love as they rival their relentless passion driving them apart, but bringing them closer still. William Shakespeare was a renowned English Poet, playwright, and actor. Gracing the world between 1564-1616. He wrote a total of 37 plays and 154 sonnets that were credited to him.

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Egeus desires that Hermia wed Demetrius instead of Lysander, for he believes Demetrius high standing will benefit his daughter. With the support of his king, Egeus will be able to. Though he has no regard or sympathy for breaking apart Hermia and Lysander. Theseus tries to persuade Hermia to refrain from going against her Father 's wishes, for if she chooses to do so she will be forced into a life of a nun or killed for her actions. “Either to die the death or to abjure Forever the society of men. Therefore, fair Hermia, question your desires.” (I.i.6.65-70). Dubiously Theseus has more sympathy towards Hermia than her own father and decides to give her a gentle warning, for he knows the consequences of her decision, but even though the stakes are high Hermia refuses to give up her own wishes for that of her selfish father. “There, gentle Hermia, may I marry thee. And to that place the sharp Athenian law Cannot pursue us. If thou lovest me then, Steal forth thy father’s house tomorrow night. And in the wood, a league without the town—”(I.i.6.141-149). With the threat to Hermia’s life, Lysander decides to take action and covey 's to…show more content…
Quince hands out the roles to each man, as they will be practicing for their upcoming performance at the castle. “Here is the scroll of every man 's name which is though fir through all Athens, to play in our interlude before the duke and the duchess, on his wedding day at night.” (I.ii.1-3) Within the town square Quince hands out the roles of the characters they will be displayed in the castle for there is to be a marriage between Theseus and Hippolyta. Though their entertainment is uncertain, they aim for the best. Bottom insists that the role of Pyramus does not fully showcase his abilities as an actor and proceeds to try and take over everyone else 's roles.“Let me play the lion too. I will roar, that I will do any man’s heart good to hear me. I will roar, that I will make the duke say, “Let him roar again. Let him roar again.” (I.ii.31-32). Ironically Quince decides to give Bottom a role that is completely opposite of Bottomś natural behavior. Immediately Bottom disregards Quince´s choice and decides to try and prove him wrong by showcasing his different tones of speech and behavior. Quince explains that Bottom must Play the part of Pyrams, he also says that unlike Bottoms over eccentric and loud soul Pyramus is a gentle and considerate gentleman. “You can play no part but Pyramus. For Pyramus is a sweet-faced man, a proper man as one shall see in a summer’s day, a most lovely, gentlemanlike man. Therefore you must needs play Pyramus.” (I.ii.35-40). Quince
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