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Demetrius

Demetrius

Demetrius is one of the iconic lovers in William Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream. He is a young Athenian man who is engaged to a young Athenian girl named Helena. He abandons Helena, a woman whom he has courted and pursues Hermia, whose father Egeus finds Demetrius to be the better suitor. However, Hermia does not love Demetrius, but instead she loves a man called Lysander. Demetrius's obstinate pursuit of Hermia throws love out of balance among the Athenian lovers. He eventually comes to his senses, due to a love potion given to him by fairies, and returns Helena's love. The storyline is complex and it shows the difficulties of true love through comedy. ... more on Wikipedia

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