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Essay | Helena's Monologue in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

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Helena's Monologue in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Summary: Helena's passion for love and love of Demetrius in William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream."
This monologue has Helena speaking to Hermia in the forest in Act Three, Scene Two. Helena and Hermia are arguing over love. The monologue reveals how passionate Helena is about love, and how much she loves Demetrius. It also shows how much she relies on her friends and how trust is so important in a relationship.

The main theme in A Midsummer Nights Dream is love. Helena's monologue contributes to this theme greatly by portraying the passion and obsessiveness that Helena has about love.

It also portrays Helena's jealousy towards Hermia "What though I be not so in grace as you, So hung upon with love, so fortunate." 3.2.233. Helena is jealous of Hermia because both Demetrius and Lysander love Hermia. Hermia is more attractive to males and this makes Helena angry. Helena loves Demetrius but he does not love her in return. He...

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