Thesis Sentence: This book invites the audience to laugh at the way the passion of love can make people blind, foolish, inconstant, and desperate. Nonetheless, love is also a strongest power in the book, threats to destroy childhood friendships, lets people against the law, and be a purpose for love juices, which is a magic can make you fall in love with anyone at first sight, exist.
1. Lysander says: ?If thou lovest me then / steal forth thy father’s house to-morrow night? (1.1.165-166)
2. Egeus says: ?I beg the ancient privilege of Athens/ As she is mine, I may dispose of her/Which shall be either to this gentleman/Or to her death, according to our law? (1.1.42-45)
3. Hermia says: ?I swear to thee, by Cupid’s strongest bow/By his best arrow with the golden head/By the simplicity of Venus’ doves/By that which knitteth souls and prospers loves/And by that fire which burn’d the Carthage queen/When the false Troyan under sail was seen/By all the vows that ever men have broke,/In number more than ever women spoke? (1.1.172-181)
4. Hermia says: ?O me, you juggler, you canker-blossom/You thief of love!What, have you come by night/And stol?n my love?s heart from him?? (3.2.300-303)
5. Oberon says: ?That very time I saw, but thou couldst not/Flying between the cold moon and the earth/Cupid all arm’d: a certain aim he took/At a fair vestal throned by the west, /And loosed his love-shaft smartly from his bow/As it should pierce a hundred thousand hearts;/But I might see young Cupid’s fiery shaft Quench’d in the chaste beams of the watery moon,/And the imperial votaress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free./Yet mark’d I where the bolt of Cupid fell:/It fell upon a little western flower,/Before milk-white, now purple with love’s wound,/And maidens call it love-in-idleness./Fetch me that flower; the herb I shew’d thee once:/The juice of it on sleeping eye-lids laid/Will make or man or woman madly dote/Upon the next live creature that it sees./Fetch me this herb; and be thou here again/Ere the leviathan can swim a league.? (2.1162-180)