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The Nature of Love in `a Midsummer Night's Dream'.

Summary: Shakespeare presents the various natures of love in A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare. Examples of forced love, parental love, romantic love, and love between friends are cited.
Midsummer Night's Dream is a play by William Shakespeare about four individual tales that intertwine throughout the story.

There is the wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta, and the four lovers who are lost in the woods. The story also includes faeries who live in the same forest with their own problems and workmen who are keen to stage a play for Theseus and Hippolyta's wedding.

Throughout the play, Shakespeare portrays a variety of the natures of love.

One type of love that is shown by Shakespeare is forced love.

Theseus and Hippolyta's marriage is used by Shakespeare to portray forced love:

"I wooed thee with my sword."

Hippolyta, having been the Queen of the Amazons, has been conquered by Theseus and is therefore under obligation to marry him, hence showing forced love. She is dutiful to Theseus, who in return treats...

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