Violent Love In A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Violent love in A Midsummer Night’s Dream In A Midsummer Night’s Dream Love is shown as something that sometimes is never there nor ever will be there. Shakespeare is a very wise person in hiding different meanings behind sentences that are made to seem like there is love. When really there is violence and hate in everything with all the love that is going on. He shows the relationship between Demetrius and Helena. how Helena wants to be with Demetrius but he does not want to be with her. The trust of Hermia to Lysander is shown in a bad way, that the vows given by men are usually broken during marriage. Helena was green-eyed at the fact that Demetrius wanted to be with Hermia but Helena likes Demetrius. Hermia did not want to be with Demetrius because she wanted to be with Lysander. Hermia was going against her father Egeus’s choice of who he wanted her to marry. He wanted her to marry Demetrius because he was wealthy and it would be best for the situation with money keeping the land they will have. Violent love is shown by Demetrius when Helena followed him into the woods. After she had told him about Lysander and Hermia’s plans to run off into the woods so that she and Demetrius would not be married. He knows that he would be left alone if he rapes Helena; “To trust the opportunity of night/ And the ill counsel of a desert…show more content…
Now we will have where an upper-class girl who wants to marry a lower-class male or “Bad Boy”. Usually the girl’s parents will disagree with her choice and want her to marry someone that they see is an appropriate choice or good influence for their daughter. Then the daughter will still communicate with the man behind her parents back. This is shown in A Midsummers Night’s Dream when Hermia, Egeus, Lysander, Hermia, and Demetrius are in the room. Egeus wants Hermia to marry Demetrius because it would be the best bet financially, and he was liked more by Egeus than he liked
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