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Essay heading: Love In Midsummer Night's Dream
 
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Date added: June 30, 2009
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When Hermia objects to her father's wishes, Egeus starts to threaten her life in an attempt to get her obedience, "As she is mine, I may dispose of her/ which shall be either to this gentlemen/ or to her death, according to our law/ Immediately provided in that case" (Act I, Pg 9). In this example, the higher power position is assumed by Egeus, Hermia's father who is frustrated because his daughter won't marry the man of his choice but a man that she chose, Lysander...
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In this example, the higher power position is assumed by Egeus, Hermia's father who is frustrated because his daughter won't marry the man of his choice but a man that she chose, Lysander. Her father's anger causes Lysander and Hermia to run away, and be followed by Helena and Demetrius. The couples then end up in the Enchanted Forest where a whole series of events that mix up the lovers occur...
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