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Seminar paper from the 12 months 2005 within the topic English Language and Literature reviews - Literature, grade: 1, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen (Anglistik), path: Hauptseminar: The heritage of British Comedy, 12 entries within the bibliography, language: English, summary: This paper will learn the 4 girl characters of William Shakespeare’s comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream that is one of many early comedies of the playwright. right here we stumble upon 4 major woman characters who come from 3 varied backgrounds. whereas Hippolyta is set to be married to Theseus, you will say that she represents the management within the mortal global. Titania is one other best personality who's the queen of the fairy land. Hermia and Helena signify younger women who're searching for the suitable accomplice for themselves.

As in lots of Shakespeare’s comedies, the married are faced with a definite challenge that turns out to hazard their marriage, whereas the single humans make offerings that aren't authorised or a complicated love constellation exists, for example the “love chain” that may be present in this play, the place Helena loves Demetrius who loves Hermia who loves Lysander. The play will be divided into 3 components: first and foremost we are facing a global of Athens, the place existence is prepared by way of legislations; the center a part of the play happens within the magical wooden the place the fairies keep watch over the irrational occasions and reason loads of discord, and at last a go back to the ‘normal’ international happens the place all of the mismatched can get to the bottom of their issues and a triple marriage ceremony happens that is the final word satisfied finish for a comedy of Shakespeare’s instances. All 4 woman characters may be analyzed in all 3 phases of the play: sooner than the magic intervention of the fairy king, in the course of the confusion brought on by him and after the preliminary stipulations are restored. Hippolyta continues to be the single personality who's now not manipulated by way of the affection potion.

The lady characters may be analyzed in keeping with their habit, their picture of themselves and the connection to the boys. each one personality should be brought and analyzed in a separate bankruptcy. The target is to discover parallels and contrasts among those characters so one can be awarded within the end of this paper.

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