By William Shakespeare
Real love takes the degree on the marriage of Theseus, Duke of Athens, and Hipployta, because the fairies of the woodland intrude with the lives of mortals attending the marriage dinner party. even supposing betrothed to Demetrius, Hermia is in love with Lysander and needs to make a choice from bowing to her father’s needs or a lifetime of chastity. yet Helena is in love with Demetrius, who simply has eyes for Hermia. whilst, Oberon, king of the fairies, seeks to punish his spouse Titania utilizing a love potion, because the geographical regions of mortals and fairies collide on one magical midsummer night.
Known as “The Bard of Avon,” William Shakespeare is arguably the best English-language author recognized. vastly renowned in the course of his lifestyles, Shakespeare’s works proceed to resonate greater than 3 centuries after his dying, as has his impression on theatre and literature. Shakespeare’s cutting edge use of personality, language, and experimentation with romance as tragedy served as a origin for later playwrights and dramatists, and a few of his most renowned strains of debate became a part of daily speech.
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