Midsummer Night 's Dream And Disney 's Aladdin

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There 's different genres of movies, plays, and stories. Horror, fantasy, tragedy, comedy, romance, mystery, etc. In these genres are different plots to each story, each ending differently. However the stories all follow the same set of elements depending on its genre. These elements separate the genres from each other, a happy ending doesn’t occur in a tragedy but is seen in comedy. Romance can end in a tragedy or with a happy ending. Modern or centuries old, each genre use these elements, whether the writers realize it. For example, comedy has plenty of elements that are used, although not all are applied but most are. Shakespeare 's Midsummer Night 's Dream and Disney 's Aladdin are good examples of this. In Midsummer Night 's Dream, the story starts with Theseus, duke of Athens, engaged to Hippolyta, queen of the Amazons. While preparing for their wedding, Theseus is confronted by Egeus, who brings criticism about his daughter Hermia, who refuses his wishes to marry Demetrius, for she is in love with Lysander. Egeus demands that either Hermia respects his wishes or be punished by the Athenian law. While Hermia is in love with Lysander and vice versa, Demetrius is in love with Hermia and ignores Helena, Hermia 's childhood friend, unrequited love. While this is going on, in the forest where the fairies live there is also a situation. Oberon, the king of the fairies, wants Titania 's, his beautiful wife and queen of the fairies, changeling as a knight. Titania refuses

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