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Modern Language Quarterly (1987) 48 (1): 20–41.
Published: 01 March 1987
... the play gives the name The rest of the love plot elaborates the initial opposition between chaste and sensual love. The conflict between Hermia and her father is identified by thgJanguage of the scene as a conflict be- tween fancy or imagination and law-a familiar enough conflict from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1965) 26 (4): 506–522.
Published: 01 December 1965
... for Demetrius-derision involving the breakdown and readjustment of sexual relations pointed out by C. L. Barber (pp. 129-30). When the confusion is at its greatest, Helena tries to enlist Hermia’s support by calling up memories of their “school-days’ friendship” and “childhood innocence...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2020) 81 (3): 319–347.
Published: 01 September 2020
... is primarily Chaucer’s. Shakespeare’s quotation of Marlowe and Nashe can be seen early in MND , as Hermia and Lysander exchange vows to meet one another “a league without the town” (1.1.165). Hermia swears her fidelity in inauspicious terms: I swear to thee by Cupid’s strongest bow, By his best arrow...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1981) 42 (2): 115–136.
Published: 01 June 1981
... scene In III.ii of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Oberon and Puck eavesdrop on a conversation between Demetrius and Hermia. After Hermia exits, Demetrius delivers a soliloquy and then falls asleep. In the ensuing brief conversation between Oberon and Puck, neither character explic- itly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (3): 274–288.
Published: 01 September 1972
...,” in The Challenge of Youth, ed. Erik Erikson (New York. 1965), pp. 4-9. J. DENNIS HUSTON 28 1 Hermia must wed Demetrius or choose between death and a nunnery, and Kate must marry if ever she is to escape endless unflattering com- parisons with her sister...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1978) 39 (3): 239–263.
Published: 01 September 1978
... oi-bs did glow” (75), a line that alludes to “yonder Venus in her glimmering sphere” in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (III.ii.61). And to bring this ripple of echoes back full circle, Demetrius in A Midsum- ’ mer Night’s Dream uses this image to call Hermia a murderer, which...