Midsummer Nights Dream Essay

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  • Topic: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Love, Marriage
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Love is anonymous. It is superior to everything that matters. Love is a test, that sometimes can be failed, or sometimes can be worth those one- hundred points. Love is messy, and unorganized, it spills over the edges of everyones life. When love is controlled, it is complicated to figure out how to deal with it. It can have a good or bad ending. Confusion can occur when the love is tampered with. It can be saved with re-uniting of the love, and then living a happy ending. Many love connections are effected somehow either that person doing it to themselves, or someone else who mixes the love relationships up . Confusion within the love can cause misconception and turn into a disaster amongst each other. In Midsummer Nights Dream by Shakespeare the confusion of love relationships mixes up each persons views of one another, but in the end everyone is rejoined and the loves are once again in their right place. All confusion, reconciliation, and celebration are used in each scene to create problems, but then find a solution.

During the play, confusion is one of the major occurrences between all of the characters. The confusion between each of them, creates problems and makes the play that more interesting to watch. The confusion in a story is usually the main problem the characters must work together to solve. For example, in this story the confusion involved the characters all loving the wrong people. An example of this is when Titania says to Bottom: “And thy fair virtue's force perforce doth move me On the first view to say, to swear, I love thee.” (Act III Scene I) This is an example of confusion because Titania has been anointed with the love juice and now loves Bottom. She believes it is “fair virtue’s force” but it is actually the love juice. This is also confusion in that Titania no longer likes who she really does, the young Indian boy. Another example of confusion in the story is when both Demetrius and Lysander is anointed and loves Helena. This ends up...
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