Mid Summer nights Dream

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1. What kind of CONFLICT do we see in ACT I, Scene I? Who is involved? Egeus is a father that only wants best for his daughter Hermia. Hermia is in love with a man named Lysander, and the man her father wants her to marry is Demetrius. Lysander thinks up of an idea and tells Hermia to sneak out into the woods the next night so that they may get married at his aunt’s house just outside of Athens. Helena, Hermia best friend loves Demetrius, but realizes he only has eyes for Hermia. Helena tells Demetrius about Lysanders plan hoping that he will love Helena. So the conflict in this scene is that Egeus does not want his daughter to marry Lysander. But instead they both elope. 2. Explicate Hermia and Lysander's exchange re love in ACT I, Scene I (lines 130-155). In these lines Lysander and Hermia are expressing there love for one another. “The course of true love never did run smooth,” is saying that even everyone has some bumpy roads along the way to marriage and true love. Some people may not like the fact of ones love for another’s, but have to deal with it. Hermia is telling him that she is too old but to young to get married. And I am thinking that she is a little scared to go all the way with it but her heart is telling her to. 3. What is HELENA's situation in ACT I? Helena, Hermia’s best friend is stuck in a situation of loving someone that loves another. The person Helena loves (Demetrius), loves Hermia. Hermia does not love him though but loves someone else. She plans ...
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