Is Love the Solution or the Problem? A Midsummer Night’s Dream

547 Words3 Pages
Is love a remedy to one’s sorrow or the unfortunate reason of their unhappiness? Love is a feeling that overtakes a person when they are around something or someone they admire. It is present everywhere, in every form, in every condition and even when one least expect its. Although love is said to bring happiness to a person’s life; in the play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, it led the characters into a world of confusion and misunderstanding. Love is chaotic, unpredictable, and leads to sorrow. It is a hard concept to compromise with and if there are any misunderstandings, it could lead to a complicated and difficult life. In the play, Hermia has her heart broken by Lysander; Helena is confused about the sudden love events of her life, and Titania unfortunately falls in love with a man with a head of an ass. Therefore love is revealed as an inevitable, difficult phase of life.

In a Midsummer Night’s Dream, many different views of love are portrayed in the play. Characters fight, quarrel and are caught in the midst of arguments. Hermia, an adamant and rebellious girl is in love with Ly...
Open Document