Themes in A Midsummer's Nightdream

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In the play A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Shakespeare, the theme of love is developed through out the play’s characters falling in love and setting. The play takes place in the Green World, it’s a chaotic environment, and the characters in the play happen to be there. Shakespeare develops the theme of love in his play in order to reveal deeper meaning about real life, that one has no control over who they fall in love with. In the play the characters Demetrius, Lysander, and Queen Titania are put under a love potion and don’t have control over who they fall in love with. One can argue that one does have control who they love because they are not under a love potion, however the characters are in the Green World and have no control…show more content…
It’s like saying you know when you hate someone but then something happens and you like that person, it’s exactly what happen with Demetrius. A greater force from the Green World interfered and changed that and made him fall in love with Helena. Demetrius however is unable to go back to himself and love Hermia, he is under that love potion forever. People can say that a greater force can’t control who we fall in love only ourselves can, but sometimes we might not be able to control the greater force that interferes. In real life, some settings can change us, like the Green World changed Demetrius to fall in love with Helena, therefore controlling who we fall in love with is not possible. Shakespeare well evolves the theme of love, not being able to control who we fall in love with, though out his characters in the play A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The characters Lysander, Titania, and Demetrius, fall in love while under a love potion, it can’t be control, and they are not even aware of it. This theme, reveals the deeper meaning in life that one isn’t aware of the greater force and that no one can control who they fall in love

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