Lovers In A Midsummer Night's Dream By William Shakespeare

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In William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night’s Dream the Athenian lovers are just other lovers. All the lovers share similar personalities, struggles and faults that lead them to be seen as one in the same. Without the distinction between these lovers, William Shakespeare sends a distinct message about young love.
Both female lovers, Helena and Hermia, feel the loss of their male companions love at one point within the comedy. In the beginning Demetrius cannot stand the sight of Helena. To prove his hatred he says, “I love thee not, therefore pursue me not fair Helena”(II.i.173). Accordingly Lysander ,further into the play, loses his love for Hermia. To her he says “Ay, by my life, find never did desire thee more, therefore be out of hope of question of doubt, be certain, nothing truer, ‘Tis no jest that do hate thee and love Helena”(III.i.284-287. Both
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Without differentiating the characters he sends a very potent message. He discloses that all young love is the exactly identical. They all love with a fiery passion just to get hurt. Then easily fall back into their love without question. He also spreads the message that life without love is not worth living even if you have to go through some hard times. He writes “Ay me! for aught that I could ever read,Could ever hear by tale or history, The course of true love never did run smooth” (I.i.134-136). This is not the only play of Shakespeare's that deals with challenges with love. Many of Shakespeare's plays spread this simple but powerful message.
The uncanny resemblance that all the lovers share in A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a statement of the power of young love. In his intentional ways Shakespeare sends a message of great potency that leaves readers questioning their own lives. Hermia and Helena, Lysander and Demetrius are all akin to each other, drawing the attention away from each one and lumping them
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