Short Essay Questions Key
1. What will happen to Hermia if she does not marry the man who Egeus has chosen for her to marry?
If Hermia disobeys her father and marries a man of her own choosing, she will either be killed or sent to a convent. She declares that she would prefer either of those to marrying Demetrius.
2. How do Hippolyta and Theseus feel about their upcoming marriage?
Hippolyta and Theseus are very excited about their upcoming marriage even though they met while at battle with each other.
3. Why is Helena so in love with Demetrius?
Helena is in love with Demetrius because before he tried to woo Hermia, he and Helena had been together. Helena has not stopped loving him even though he has obviously moved on.
4. What does Lysander propose he and Hermia do to avoid the punishment laid out for Hermia should she choose to marry him?
Lysander proposes that he and Hermia run away together and get married. This way they can be together, and she will not have to go to a convent.
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