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In "A Midsummer Night's Dream," what does the resolution of Titania's quarrel with Oberon imply about the fairy dream?

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It implies two things, both of which I would argue are sadly still true. First, the resolution returns things to a kind of calm, in which the world moves on without any real justice over the original charges. Titania and Oberon simply move on. They fought, and they'll fight again, and others will suffer when they do--as is true of dysfunctional couples today.

Second, the fight was essentially meaningless; it fades away like the morning dew. That means that all the (very real) pain humans suffered was for nothing.

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