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Essay | Magic in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

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Magic in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Summary: William Shakespeare uses descriptions of magic to introduce unusual and amusing plot points in "A Midsummer Night's Dream." The idea of magic forms the power of love in the play and creates a dream-like atmosphere for the story about courtship and marriage.
Magic in A Midsummer Night's Dream creates many unusual and amusing situations in the play. It brings fairies and the fascinating consequences of their magic and change to brilliant life. While there is much of the common form of magic and enchantment in Shakespeare's magical play, the fairylike charm evolves much further than just the typical beliefs and views of magic. Shakespeare's magic forms the power of love present in the play, and the almost dreamlike world. In addition to creating chaos through much of the play, magic ultimately resolves the tensions found throughout the enchanting romantic comedy. The fairy world present in the play is a state of mind producing delusions and hieratical behavior. There is no need to have any literal belief in magic or the supernatural to realize its use in Shakespeare's comedy. The mix of words and imagery work together...

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