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What was Hermia's dream How is the dream a reflection of reality?

Hermia's dream is a mirror for reality; while Hermia sleeps, Lysander deserts her and renounces his love for her. In the dream, Hermia is abandoned (which is true), but she is also betrayed by Lysander. The dream is also a reflection for what's about to come.

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Regarding this, how is Hermia's dream at the end of the scene a reflection of reality?

Hermia's dream of a serpent eating her heart and Lysander watching with a smile on his face reflects reality, because Lysander has been enchanted and loves no longer Hermia, but Helena.

Furthermore, what does the reader find out about the current relationship between Oberon king of the fairies? What does the reader find out about the current relationship between Oberon, King of the Fairies, and Titania, Queen of the Fairies, from Puck and the first fairy? Oberon loved Hippolyta and Titania loved Theseus; They came to Athens to see the wedding and bless their bed.

Thereof, what was Hermia's dream about?

Hermia suddenly wakes from a nightmare in which a serpent was eating her heart while Lysander stood by, smiling and doing nothing. When she discovers Lysander is gone, she is terrified, and goes to find him. Hermia dreams that a snake (a symbol of betrayal) steals her heart (symbol of love). Well, she's half right.

How does Helena react to Lysander's sudden love for her when he awakens?

Helena feels offended because she believes that Lysander is making fun of her. She tries to explain to him that he loves Hermia, but he says that Hermia means nothing to him.

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