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English 467 Lecture 6 July 22, 2010 Act I Scene II lines 151 (Hermia) A midsummer night dream. Acknowledge (Lysander including of love as sex). Idealism is easily ruptured. Early appreciation of Hermia is physical (superficial). He’s not really in love with Hermia in this passage, he is more into trying to sleep with her. Early Modern period, if you have sex with someone, that legitimates a marriage bond (changes in the 18 th century). They do this to decrease illegitimate births. Taming of the Shrew 2.2.8 Worst case scenario is force to be promise to Petrucio and not show up. Unless you pay the minister a fine to expedite the marriage, cause normally wait 6 weeks for marriage. Worse case scenario is to be promised someone and then have someone not take you, because it takes you off the market. Kate doesn’t even think of spousial abuse because she doesn’t even think of marriage. A comedy of Errors 1.1 Taken note that passage says that everyone has a twin. That your twin is like you yet not quite
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2010 for the course ENGLISH 467 taught by Professor Cordeba during the Spring '10 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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