A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act 2 Quotes

2.1.166-9Quote: “It fell upon a little western flower, Before milk-white, now purple with love’s wound, And maidens call it love-in-idleness.° Said by: OberonSaid to: PuckImportance: Love can change very quickly.
2.1.179-182Quote: “The next thing then she waking looks upon, Be it on lion bear, or wolf, or bull, On meddling monkey, or on busy° ape, She shall pursue it with the soul of love. Said by: OberonSaid to: OberonImportance: Instead of caring about the love between Oberon and Titania, he is playing a practical joke.
2.1.203-206Quote: “I am your spaniel; and, Demetrius, The more you beat me, I will fawn on you. Use me but as your spaniel, spurn me, strike me, Neglect me, lose me;” Said by: HelenaSaid to: DemetriusImportance: Even if he beats her, she will still love him. She is desperate.
2.1.263-267Quote: “Thou shalt know the man By the Athenian garments he hath on. Effect it with some care that he may prove More fond on her° than she upon her love:” Said by: OberonSaid to: PuckImportance: It starts the confusion in love, and the love quadrangle is messed up.
2.2.34Quote: Wake when some vile thing is near. Said by: OberonSaid to: TitaniaImportance: It shows Oberon’s immaturity
2.2.113-114Quote: “Not Hermia but Helena I love: Who will not change a raven for a dove? Said by: LysanderSaid to: HelenaImportance: Lysander now loves Helena, and doesn’t care for Hermia.