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Essay | Weathering the Storms of True Love

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Weathering the Storms of True Love

Summary: William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" is a comical tragedy of four young lovers who experience the storms of love.
Sitting on a porch swing with one's true love hugging and kissing as the moon smiles down upon them, seems like the perfect situation for true love. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth. Shakespeare presents the truth about true love in his comical tragedy A Midsummer Night's Dream. Lysander clearly stated loves situation when he told Hermia "the course of true love never did run smooth" (Griffiths 94). "In some ways Lysander's declaration becomes the play's structural and thematic point" by which Shakespeare uses to explore the storms of love (Bloom 12). In A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare uses young lovers to depict how "love masters young people" and pushes them to extreme measures (Comtois 20). The explanation Shakespeare gives for people doing nearly anything for love is that "reason and love keep little company together nowadays" (Griffiths 149). Shakespeare does not label love as a...

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