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GCSE English Project-A Midsummer Nights Dream By William Shakespeare The course of true love never did run smooth Explain how Shakespeare demonstrates this in the play Romance is a very popular genre for plays films television shows and books as it appeals to everyone in one way or another Everyone at sometime in his or her life experiences love whether its a bad experience or a good one Many of Shakespeares plays are about love and the confusion and happiness it can cause for people eg Romeo and Juliet Twelfth Night Antony and Cleopatra and Much Ado about nothing A Midsummer Nights Dream is also about love and how jealousy and tampering with love can cause problems for everyone In the play the four lovers all have very different experiences of love as they fight for the partner they truly love and want In the play Shakespeare shows love from many different angles and how The course of true love never did run smooth From the beginning of the play love is forced upon Hermia as she has to make a choice between marrying Demetrius spending life as a nun with no men or dying so she wont have to marry someone she doesnt love Either to die the death or to abjure forever the society of men Hermia does not love Demetrius and refuses to marry someone she does not truly have feelings for but Theseus asks her to consider her fathers feelings At this time daughters were ruled by their fathers and expected to obey their every word It shows how little faith Egeus has in his daughters feelings Egeus Hermias father would rather his daughter die than not marry Demetrius As she is mine I may dispose of her which shall either be to this gentleman or to her death according to our law immediately provided in that case This seems pretty harsh for a father to send his
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