An essay on a midsummer nights dream.

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in shakespeare' ''a midsummer nights dream'' the mortal teenage characters fall foolishly in love, and the character bottom state's ''o what fools these mortals be''. They are foolish because they act like children. Although Lysander, Hermia, Demetrius, and Helena appear grown-up, when they are in love they act foolishly. the four teenage lovers are fools.

Demetrius is a fool because he is unaware that his love changes through out the the start is does not love Helena(ll ii,line188)Demetrius says ''i lovethee not, therefore pursue me not.'' (ll ii,line194)''Hence, get thee gone, and follow me no more.''In lll ii, Demetrius says '' Lysander keep thy Hermia''. Helena is a fool because Demetrius does not love her and yet she still persists to woo him.

in the woods where the fairies live all confusion lets rip.

lysander and hermia get ready for their beds as lysander tells hermia ''one turf shall serve as pillow for us both.''one

heart one bed two bosoms and one troth.