As she is mine, I may dispose of her, which shall be either to this gentleman or to her death
Act 2Rising Action
You, mistress, all this coil is long of you.Nay, go not back.
I will not trust you, I,Nor longer stay in your curst company. Your hands than mine are quicker for a fray.My legs are longer though, to run away.
Egeus, the father of Hermia and a nobleman in Athen threatens that if Hermia doesn't agree to marry Demetrius, a man he dislikes, she will either be killed or become a nun for the rest of her life. Hermia is in love with another young man Lysander and agrees to escape to Lysander's aunt's house. Bottom and his friends will be performing at Duke's wedding and planned to rehearse in the wood, the same place where Hermia and Lysander will escape from Athen.
Act 4Falling Action
My love to Hermia melted as the snow, the object and pleasure of mine eye is only Helena
Oberon, the king of fairies is jealous after knowing his wife, Titania, steals an Indian boy and ordered Puck, a fairy to put a love spell on his wife and hope she falls in love with an animal. He've also ordered to put the love spell on an Athenian man's. Puck ended up mistakenly putting the love spell on Lysander, not Demetrius, who now loves Helena as he saw her at first sight. Helena is confused and angry as she thing Lysander is making fun of her. Hermia has now woken up and sees no Lysander in sight.
Puck had turned Bottom's head into an ass as he wanders in the wood while rehearsing with his friends. Titania woke up and fell in love with Bottom as she saw him at first sight. Oberon realizes that he cast the love spell on the wrong person and orders Puck to put the love spell on Demetrius and hopes he sees Helena at first sight. Now the two men are both in love with Helena and outraged as no one took an interest not long ago. Lysander and Demetrius decided to fight to see who could win Helena. Oberon realized what he'd done created a fog and removed the love charms.
Oberon removed the love charm on Titania and turned Bottom's head back. Egeus enters the wood and surprisingly sees Demetrius with Helena as he magically stops loving Hermia. Theseus decided to host a triple wedding. Bottom returned back to Peter Quince's house and told them to get dressed up for performing at the palace where the wedding is hosted
In Theseus's palace, Bottom performed their play Pyramus and Thisbe.Theseus tells them that the play was wonderful, and an epilogue isn't necessary, but they would love to see them dance. Oberon blesses the three couples, wishing them a long happy marriage together, many children, peace and safety.