By William Shakespeare
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1962, pp. 125-6. Olson, 'Court marriage', p. 115; see also Wickham, Shakespeare''s Dramatic Heritage, p. 183, where he says Shakespeare presents 'sex as a wood through which in adolescence everyone is obliged to pass. On the far side of the wood is marriage... ' Barber, Shakespeare's Festive Comedy, p. 139. 155). What they see as savage reflects the increasing savagery of their own passions, as love and friendship turn to hatred. 211) for following him. 148). 283), has stolen Lysander from her, and Lysander now quarrels with Demetrius over Helena.
155). What they see as savage reflects the increasing savagery of their own passions, as love and friendship turn to hatred. 211) for following him. 148). 283), has stolen Lysander from her, and Lysander now quarrels with Demetrius over Helena. 338). The lovers are wholly involved in all this, and the process we witness of love turning to hate and cruelty is real enough. 1 Yet another element of discord is shown in the quarrel between Oberon and Titania, which also has its ' real ' effect in the transformation of the seasons and confusion in nature : The spring, the summer, The childing autumn, angry winter change Their wonted liveries, and the mazed world By their increase now knows not which is which.
135-41, their lines exactly balanced in repeating the same rhythm, and passing into rhyming couplets from line 171 to the end of the scene. These mark the quasi-hallucinatory condition induced in them by the infatuation of the lovers, whose rather absurd plan to meet in a wood seven leagues from Athens looks even sillier when Helena proposes to send Demetrius after them, and follow him herself. Things base and vile, holding no quantity, Love can transpose to form and dignity. Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare