Power Of Magic In A Midsummer Night's Dream

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The Power of Magic in A Midsummer Night’s Dream One of the most important elements of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is the contrast between the “real” world and a world lived in by fairies, and other magical beings and forces. Magic is a powerful and useful tool for the characters that can use it. Some characters abuse the power of magic, while others are more responsible in how they use it. Shakespeare plays with the boundaries between fantasy and reality. Like the reality and illusion and the mirrored world of fair and human. He looks at into man’s conflict with characteristics of human behavior. A Midsummer Night’s Dream contains many supernatural elements for example magic and transformation. Oberon is one of the characters that abuse the power of magic. Oberon is the King of the Fairies, his magic affects his own life, and the lives of other characters and everyone experience his magic differently. Oberon is married to Titania, Queen of the Fairies, who got an Indian boy from her friend who passed away. Oberon desperately wants the Indian boy to be one of his followers, but the boy is one of Titania followers and she will not give him up. This is when Oberon decides to use magic so he could win the Indian boy. Oberon uses the magic of a flower to make his wife, Titania fall in love with the creature she sees. Oberon says, “Fetch me that flower; the herd I shew’d thee once: / The juice of it in sleeping eye-lids laid / Will make or man or woman madly dote
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