A Midsummer Night's Dream Essay
...Midsummer Night's Dream Hermia says that Cupid's arrow has struck her heart with love for Lysander. (Act Scene 1). Hermia's father, Egeus, says that it is because Lysander has wooed her with poems, songs, impressed her, jewelry, personal hair, presents, praises and all manner of courtship. Egeus says Lysander wins Hermia's heart with all these tokens and it is unfair advantage over Demetrius, who has never had a chance to woo Hermia. (Act 1, Scene 1).
2. The sort of entertainment Puck describes in Act 2, Scene 1, Lines 47-57, is not the sort of comic entertainment provided by this play. Puck describes slapstick comedy to make fun of women. He wants to hide in disguise to eavesdrop... and...