Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Unveiling the invisible world of spirits

Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Unveiling the invisible world of spirits

In A Midsummer Night’s Dream Shakespeare has powerfully thrown the spotlight on the illusion that we think this world is ‘it’, that the emotional love we think is love is true, that the comfortable life is the ‘highest good’ we can attain to, and that in this created life we ‘think’ we ‘think’ independently of the forces at play around us.

How we mighty ones have fallen for this absurd dream; a dream that looks so good, but is strangely and unsettlingly unsatisfactory, always leaving us wanting. We have, for so long, consented to live out the empty little life rounded in a sleep, but Shakespeare would not condone that lie.

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