Using the love potion causes Hermia and Helena confusion. Oberon and Puck cause confusion by using the love potion too freely. Lysander loves Helena because of Puck mistaking him as Demetrius, and putting the love potion on Lysander causing Helena to be hurt, and Hermia to be heartbroken. Originally, Lysander loved Hermia, but because of the love potion, he now loves Helena. To Helena, Lysander says, "Not Hermia, but Helena I love / Who will not change a raven for a dove?"
Demetrius changes his love twice: Helena to Hermia, afterward it was Hermia to Helena. Lysander changes his love for Helena to Hermia, and next Hermia from Helena rather quickly too. The way Oberon drugs his wife for selfish reasons and never eventually tells her that she had been drugged, shows how unreliable he is with his love. Oberon would be willing to misuse his power to trick his queen into loving a horrible beast just for obtaining something that he wants He even mocks his queen by saying “there lies your love.” (Act IV,scene, Page 79). A few may argue that the love potion that caused many of these confusions, however that’s an insufficient excuse, it’s true that a couple of these events resulted because of the fairies.
Shakespeare writes, “And even for that do I love you the more.”(Act 2.1 Line 209). In this scene Helena explains how much she loves Lysander. However she is only in love with him, due to the love potion: “And with the juice of this I’ll streak her eyes and make her full of hateful fantasies” (Act 2.1 Line 265). As this conversation takes place Oberon reveals that he has a plan to sabotage Titania. Once he retrieves Puck, he explains his plan of sabotage and later this becomes a major conflict.
She compares Romeo’s physique to a “gorgeous palace” but says that inside it, lives “deceit”. Clearly, there is a negative connotation in Juliet’s words, showing that Romeo is not as he seems. His imperfections are not visible to her at first, and her love for him deceives her into thinking he is a really amazing man. As the story progresses, the mirage that love creates starts fading. Juliet says, “Beautiful tyrant!
This sentence is very important as it shows an emotion that we have yet to see from Juliet, anger. Juliet refers to love as a monster for making her fall in love with an enemy. ‘Prodigy’ in modern times, often refers to a precocious youngster. In Shakespeare’s time, it would refer to something abnormal. Juliet is clearly expressing her love for Romeo but also her hate for love
The difference between the two emotions are drastic, but Shakespeare explores the idea that they are similar. Romeo is a Montague, and Juliet a Capulet; neither are born with hate, but both learn it. The couple learn to love, but the deception and misunderstandings lead to catastrophic endings. The relationship that they manifest displays the way they are taught to love, and how hatred interrupts these relationships. In Romeo and Juliet, hatred ironically reinforces the central theme of love.
They also would talk things through, but they both have their flaws. Romeo falls in love with the beauty of women and doesn 't even get a chance to get to know them. While Juliet doesn 't want to be married, for fear that her marriage will be like her parents, where there 's no love expect for their child. So Romeo and Juliet aren 't model citizens and have their flaws and they both seem to leap before looking. Both Romeo and Juliet seem to act hast in their desertions, which,
As a result of this, Lysander is losing his power to Helena. His love for Helena causes him to have no control over his behavior which then results in fighting Demetrius. Overall, characters are losing power in their relationships due to their love for another person making them resort to irrational
That also causes him to attempt desperate measures and to get Juliet to fake her death. Not only does he lie, but he comes up with an idea rooted in dishonesty that he perpetuates. It satisfies Juliet, but it devastates the parents--after all, they lost a child! Friar Lawrence’s default to dishonesty and terrible planning skills ultimately cause the lovers’
So, she believes that telling Demetrius about Hermia and Lysander running away he will fall for her. True love comes in many ways, shapes, and forms. As the reader can see, true love does not run smooth. In, A Midsummer Night’s Dream the lovers and friends face hardships of love for the man and women they love and the friends they love as well. That is why love’s challenges can consist of losing friends, giving up your old life, or even everything you have ever owned.