What does Theseus think is the reason for all the lovers to be outside at the end of A Midsummer Night's Dream?
In act 4, scene 1 of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, the Duke of Athens, Theseus, and his wife-to-be, Hippolyta, accompanied by Egeus and attendants, have gone into the woods outside Athens to do some hunting.
They come upon four young people sleeping in the woods. Theseus ask Egeus who they are.
EGEUS: My lord, this is my daughter here asleep,
And this Lysander, this Demetrius is,
This Helena, old Nedar's Helena.
I wonder of their being here together. (4.1.128–131)
Theseus has a fairly simple and reasonable explanation for...
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