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Hello, and welcome to today's learning on "The Web of Lovers." So for today, you will need your pen, and you will need your paper, so make sure you've got those two important pieces of equipment by your side, please.

Take a moment to clear away any distractions you might have.

Closed down any notifications that you might have running, anything that might distract from that perfect learning environment.

So when you're ready, let's begin.

So let's start off today with a pause point.

We will remind ourselves, first of all, which two characters choose to run away together? Option one, Hermia, two, Lysander, three, Helena, four, Demetrius, which two characters? Have a moment to think.

Excellent work if you said Hermia and Lysander.

Remember, they choose to run away together to Lysander's aunt's house so that they will be able to marry because under Athenian law in Athens, Egeus has chosen for Hermia to marry Demetrius.

So the only way to be with Lysander is to be outside of Athens so she doesn't fall under Athenian law and what Egeus wishes for her.

Next question, which two characters are suffering from unrequited love, remember, one-sided love when someone loves you, but they don't love you back.

Take a moment to think.

Well done if you put Helena and Demetrius.

Helena loves Demetrius, Demetrius does not love her back, so she's suffering from unrequited love.

Demetrius loves Hermia, Hermia does not love him back, so Demetrius is suffering from unrequited love.

Who has an aunt that lives seven leagues from Athens? I've already given you a little bit of a clue for this one today.

Excellent work if you put Lysander, Lysander.

He has an aunt who thinks of him like a son, so he knows that she will be able to help his marriage with Hermia and help them to be together and give them somewhere to stay.

Who professed his love for Helena and then changed his mind to Hermia? Have a think.

Of course, it's Demetrius, Demetrius who changed his mind, and it was Lysander, his character, who informed the audience that this was true, that Demetrius had once professed his love for Helena, and therefore Helena eventually had her soul won and now as a result dotes upon Demetrius, but remember, she's suffering from unrequited love.

Who is willing to betray her friend for love? Have a think.

Exactly, it's Helena, Helena's willing to betray her friend for love because she hopes that if she tells Demetrius about Hermia and Lysander's plan to flee Athens, then he will be grateful, and if he's grateful, she hopes that possibly she might become in his favour.

So let's look then at Demetrius and Helena's character.

So Demetrius and Helena are in the woods.

Helena has chased after Demetrius, and Demetrius makes some quite clear statements in this speech, and that opening line, "I love thee not, therefore pursue me not," couldn't be clearer with what he's trying to say to Helena.

"I don't love you.

Therefore, don't follow me." He's being explicitly clear with how he feels towards Helena.

"Where is Lysander and fair Hermia? "The one I'll slay, the other slayeth me.

"Thou told'st me they were stolen into this wood, "and here I am, and wode within this wood "because I cannot meet with Hermia.

"Hence, get thee gone, and follow me no more." So not only does he say in the opening of this extract that he doesn't love her and he doesn't want to be followed, in actual fact, he says it at the end as well, "Get thee gone, and follow me no more." He couldn't be clearer how he feels about Helena at this point, but remember for poor Helena, that makes no difference because the only opinion she cares about is Demetrius'.

And notice how this must be quite hurtful for Helena as well, "Where is Lysander and fair Hermia?" This idea of Hermia being fair, that focus upon beauty, referencing Hermia as beautiful.

And Helena is the person who wants to feel beautiful.

She wants to feel beautiful.

She's beautiful enough, and she's equally as beautiful as Hermia, but unless Demetrius believes that, then that means nothing to her.

So it must be quite hard for her to hear him calling Hermia beautiful again and commenting on her beauty because that's what Helena wants to hear from Demetrius.

Demetrius then also threatens violence, and he says, "The one I'll slay," so the idea of a violent killing, "the other slayeth me." So when he talks about the first one, "The one I'll slay," he's talking about Lysander.

He wants to kill Lysander.

He wants to really violently hurt Lysander.

And he says, "the other slayeth me," and by that, he's giving the audience an understanding of how he feels about not being loved back by Hermia.

So that's how Demetrius feels when he's suffering from unrequited love, this violent killing that's going on inside of him that he feels because Hermia does love him back.

He then talks about the idea that he's "wode within this wood," the fact that he's being sent mad, he can't find Hermia.

He says, "You told me they were here.

"You told me they'd run away to here, and here I am, "and I'm going mad because I cannot meet with Hermia." He's so desperate to meet with Hermia that it's sending him, making him feel like he's crazy, it's sending him crazy.

And again, that repetition, that fact that he orders her, "get thee gone and follow me no more." He's giving her clear orders of what he wants her to do.

But what we can start to think about is the way that Demetrius talks about his suffering of unrequited love is actually similar to the way Helena describes feeling about her suffering of unrequited love.

Yet what we don't get is any sympathy from Demetrius towards Helena.

He knows Helena loves him, but he doesn't have any sympathy for what she's going through even though he's going through it himself.

So go talk through these questions, and then you can pause your video to have a go at answering them in full sentences.

So how does Demetrius describe Hermia? That's that word beginning with F, to do with her beauty, so if you can get that into your answer.

Number two, what does Demetrius want to do to Lysander? There's a word beginning with S that you could include in your answer, and it's that idea of violence as well.

Number three, how does Demetrius describe what it feels like to love Hermia? We've got that S word again, haven't we, that we could use in our answer for number three.

And number four, what does Demetrius want Helena to do? That's when he orders her at the end, he couldn't have made it clearer.

So when you're ready, pause your video, and try and answer those questions in full sentences, please, off you go.

All right, excellent work.

So let's have a look at what our possible answers might be here, and I've put your quotations in bold as well for the first three.

And then I've put the answer clearly in number four for you as well.

So let's read through these together.

So Demetrius describes Hermia as fair.

It's that reference of her beauty.

Number two, Demetrius wants to slay Lysander.

He wants to inflict violence upon him.

He wants to hurt Lysander.

Remember, Lysander has got the woman that he loves for his own, and Demetrius wants her instead.

Number three, Demetrius compares the feelings he is suffering from unrequited love to being slayed.

He feels like he's dying inside.

Doesn't care about Helen though, does he? And number four, Demetrius wants Helena to leave him alone, and he couldn't make that clearer in what he says at the end when he orders her twice to be gone.

And at the start of that speech, he tells her he doesn't want to be followed anymore as well, but that makes no difference really to Helena because she loves him regardless.

So we need to think there for about how the audience might be feeling.

So when we think of Demetrius and his experience of unrequited love, he is desperate to find Hermia.

He's gone to the woods.

He's ran after the woman that he loves.

He also tells us that unrequited love is painful, that idea of he feels slayed.

He feels like he suffered a violent death from not being with the person that he loves and the fact that she does not love him back.

And he feels like he's going mad.

He feels like he's going mad because he, everywhere he looks, he just can't find Hermia.

What about Helena in terms of the audience? Let's think what she's going through.

So Helen pursues Demetrius.

She goes after Demetrius.

She watches the man she loves pursue another woman.

So she watches the man she loves pursue another woman, and that's hard for her to watch.

It's hard for her to watch him chase after her friend and not be there with her.

She's there with him, but that's not enough because he wants Hermia.

And she's also ordered away by the man that she loves.

She's sent away by him.

He says, "Get gone, get thee gone." He doesn't want her anywhere near him.

So we can see that both of these characters are actually going through almost a similar experience.

But let's take ourselves back to this idea of sympathy.

So who do we feel sorry for? So the audience may feel sympathy for Helena because Demetrius once said that he loved Helena, but now he loves her friend instead, and I think that's quite important to remember.

Shakespeare, through Lysander's character, told the audience about Demetrius and Helena's past.

That information Shakespeare chose to put in specifically, and that does perhaps change our view a little bit.

So we've got Helena who loves Demetrius and Demetrius who loves Hermia.

But Helena is suffering from unrequited love from Demetrius because he doesn't love her back, and Demetrius is suffering from unrequited love from Hermia because Hermia doesn't love him back.

So we have to start thinking then do we feel sympathy for Demetrius in the same way that we do for Helena because both Helena and Demetrius are suffering from unrequited love? They both want to be with someone who doesn't love them back.

But that piece of information that Shakespeare has shown to, been shown to tell us through Lysander's character is the fact that Demetrius once said that he loved Helena.

So we have to think about this question.

Do we feel sympathy for Demetrius in the same way that we do for Helena? So let's recap our idea of a metaphor then.

So a metaphor compares two things where one becomes the other because of its similarities.

So the example, Theseus is a lion.

He's not literally a lion, but this metaphor can suggest Theseus is strong and brave.

So we're confirming our knowledge of metaphor so we can look at some further metaphors in our extracts that we look at today.

So Demetrius and Helena, let's look a little bit more at their conversation.

So Helena says, "You draw me, you hard-hearted adamant, "but yet you draw not iron, for my heart is true as steel.

"Leave you your power to draw, "and I shall have no power to follow you." So she's accusing him of attracting her, of drawing her in, and she's using a metaphor by which to do that.

She's talking about iron, she's talking about steel.

She's talking about metals, and she's talking about the idea of being drawn in, the idea of being attracted to Demetrius.

So what we've actually got here is we've got Helena comparing this idea of Demetrius to a magnet, so suggesting that Demetrius is like a magnet, like a magnet drawing her and attracting her and pulling her towards him.

And we can understand at this point that Demetrius, despite Helena saying that he's a magnet, has said to her more than once that he doesn't want her around, that he wants her to leave him alone.

This is a little bit like Demetrius and Hermia with Hermia saying that, you know, "I don't do anything to attract Demetrius.

"The more I tell him I hate him, the more he loves me." So there's this sense here of unrequited love being something that draws us in and pulls us in like a magnet and doesn't let us go, but there's a lack of control over that.

You can't turn a magnet off instantly.

So she's accusing Demetrius of being a magnet.

And this idea that he's a hard-hearted adamant, adamant is a hard, the hardest substance you can get.

So it's a really, really hard substance, something that you can't change, suggesting that she's unable to change Demetrius's mind about her.

He's hard-hearted adamant.

And she can't control her love, and that tells us about unrequited love, doesn't it? Regardless of the fact that it's one-sided, it's something that cannot be controlled.

She says, "Leave you your power to draw," so "If you get rid of your power that draws me, "I shall have no power to follow you." But we have to also understand Demetrius, don't we? Demetrius isn't doing anything to attract Helena, the same as Hermia isn't doing anything to attract Demetrius.

It's something that Demetrius and Helena, who are both suffering from unrequited love, cannot control.

So let's look then a little bit more detail at Helena's metaphor.

So she's comparing Demetrius to the idea of a magnet, a hard substance, "You draw me, you hard-hearted adamant." So "You draw me, you hard-hearted adamant," so that idea of pulling her in, drawing her in.

So let's look what we can say about this metaphor.

So she's suggesting perhaps that he's cold hearted.

She saying, "You're hard hearted.

"You don't share any feeling," because if he had feelings and he showed feelings, surely he would respond to what she's saying to him.

So perhaps he's cold hearted.

He's not got very many feelings.

He's not got that sense of warmth which she desires from him.

It also suggests the fact that he's quite cruel.

He's so hard hearted and she can't access his heart, but he still draws her in.

"You draw me" like that magnet pulling them together.

He's impenetrable as well.

She can't break through.

She can't break through because he's this, the hardest substance that you can get, adamant, this hard substance.

It actually comes from Greek, from the Greek as well.

So it's impenetrable.

She can't break through it.

She can't chip away at it.

It seems like an impossible task for her.

And it also suggests that he's unchangeable.

Because it's such a hard substance, the idea of being this hard-hearted adamant, such a hard substance, she can't change it.

She can't mould it, she can't break it, shape it, do anything with it to change it.

And she wishes she could because if she could change it, then perhaps Demetrius would love her.

So we can understand Helena's struggle at this point, and although we know that Demetrius once professed his love for Helena, we do have to remember that Demetrius is not leading Helena on now.

He is not attracting her now deliberately.

And that takes us back this idea of a magnet.

That's something that is out of Helena's control, and perhaps it's out of Demetrius' control as well.

He's not choosing that to happen.

So let's look then at Demetrius' reaction to Helena.

He says, "Do I entice you? Do I speak you fair? "Or rather do I not in plainest truth "tell you I do not, nor I cannot love you." You can hear the way that Demetrius and through the language that he's using, he is quite confused.

"Do I entice you? Do I speak fair? "Do I say nice things to you? "Do I speak kindly to you?" And we all know that the answer to that's no.

We know that Helena knows the answer's no as well.

He then says, "Or rather do I not in plainest truth," that means he's saying it as clearly as he possibly can say it to her, "Tell you I do not, nor I cannot love you." So he says, "I'm making it so clear to you "that I do not and I cannot love you." So that's telling us that he doesn't love her now and he never will.

So he is now enforcing perhaps this image that we had of this hard-hearted adamant, that he is actually saying that he cannot be changed.

She cannot change his mind.

This is what he is telling her.

He's making it as clear as possible, and she will not change his mind.

He does not and he never will love her.

So let's take that back to unrequited love then to what can, what does this tell us about unrequited love? Because Helena's not taken the hint.

Demetrius is doing his best.

He's tried to make it clear, but she's just not getting it.

So we can suggest then the unrequited love controls you.

It's something that's out of your control.

Like a magnet, you're pulled to somebody, but it's not your choice, and it makes you act without thinking.

So it makes you act without thinking.

You can't control your actions.

You can't control your thoughts of what unrequited love does to you.

And this takes us back as a reminder to Hermia and Helena.

So Hermia says to Helena what she does to Demetrius.

Helena wants the secret that Hermia has that attracts Demetrius.

You know, "How can I be the attraction to this magnet? "What can I do?" So this comes a little bit earlier on in the play, and this is an interaction between the two friends.

So Hermia, "I give him curses, yet he gives me love." "O that my prayers could such affection move!" "The more I hate, the more he follows me." "The more I love, the more he hateth me." So we can understand at this point that Hermia is going through a similar situation.

She has Demetrius following her, but she can't understand why.

Demetrius has Helena following him, but he can't understand why.

So they're both going through the same situation, yet there's no sense of sympathy or understanding from Demetrius to Helena, not that there would be anyway as a patriarchal society, but there's no sense of that sympathy, that understanding of her position at all.

So it reminds us again, even for Demetrius' character, that unrequited love controls you.

It makes you act without thinking.

He doesn't seem to have control over his actions, the same as Helena doesn't.

And this speech is in some ways quite shocking, what Helena, what lengths Helena is willing to go to to get the attention she desires from Demetrius.

So listen to this and have a think about what that's suggesting to us about Helena and potentially as well unrequited love.

"And even for that do I love you the more.

"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, only give me leave, "unworthy as I am, to follow you.

"What worser place can I beg in your love, "and yet a place of high respect with me, "than to be used as you use your dog?" So there's a real kind of, it's hard to comprehend how Helena would actually be willing to put herself in such a position, and it's a hard thing for us to understand.

It's hard for us to understand what desperate lengths she's now willing to go to to have any form of connection with Demetrius.

And that's truly shocking for us to hear that, that the things that she's willing to let Demetrius do to her so that she can have a tiny scrap of affection is really, really shocking for us.

So let's look at this a little bit more closely.

So we've got the image of a spaniel.

She says, "I am your spaniel," spaniel, and she emphasises at the end of the speech as well, is a dog.

So she sees herself as Demetrius' dog, as his pet, as an animal, as an object to him, as a possession to him.

And she says that twice, that she's willing to be, notice, "your spaniel" because if she is a spaniel, then she will belong to Demetrius.

If she's his dog, then she will belong to him, and for her, that's better than nothing.

And her desperation is shown through these hints of violence.

"Spurn me, strike me, neglect me, lose me." She is so desperate to be close to Demetrius that she is willing to be physically hurt by him.

He is allowed, she's allowing him to hit her.

I think strike for me is the most shocking part of this speech, that she's allowing herself to be hit and beaten by Demetrius as his dog because at least then she will be close to him.

She even says, "neglect me." He does that now, doesn't he? But she said, "Even as you're spaniel, you can neglect me.

"You can even lose me, you can lose me" because we know that she'll come back.

But the one thing that she asks for, she said only, she wants one thing from him, "give me leave, unworthy as I am." She has got such a low opinion of herself, such a low opinion of herself against Demetrius.

She thinks he's almost on this pedestal standing up high that she looks up to and worships.

So she says, "Only give me leave, "unworthy as I am, to follow you." That's the only thing she's asking for.

She's not even asking for his love directly.

She's simply asking to be allowed to follow him, "unworthy as I am, to follow you." She said, "What worser place can I beg in your love?" There's nowhere lower to beg than to be your dog, but in brackets, "a place of high respect with me." So for me, that's a place of high respect.

That's a place that she values, a place that she wants to be because it's close to Demetrius.

So she's willing to suffer just to be able to follow him, not even to be cared for, not even to be loved, but she's willing to suffer just so that she can be close to Demetrius and follow him.

So let's look then at Helena's metaphor.

We're going to look at this one in detail, and then you're going to have a go at writing about it.

So if you'd like to at this point, you can make any notes that you may wish to if you would find them useful.

So Helena compares herself to a spaniel.

She says, "I am your spaniel." So Helena compares herself to a dog.

So she compares herself to an animal.

So she's a human being, so she should be higher up than an animal, but she's willing to lower herself to the status of an animal just so that she can be close to Demetrius.

And she also demeans herself.

She degrades herself.

She lowers herself.

She's willing to be put in such a low position to be close to Demetrius, so she demeans herself.

She takes away her sense of self-respect to be close to him.

And this is because she's desperate.

She is desperate to get any hint of affection that she could possibly get from Demetrius because then she will be satisfied.

She's that desperate.

She has got no sense of self-worth.

She feels worthless.

And this sense of lack of worth that she's got about herself is because she's got Demetrius on this pedestal up high.

She worships him.

She looks up to him.

She loves him with her entire soul.

Remember, he won her soul.

She completely adores him.

And she thinks she is worthless.

Because he is so worthy, she thinks she is worthless.

She is willing to be owned and possessed by Demetrius by being his dog, and that is what she will lower herself to because then she will have some attention from him.

So I'm going to ask you to pause your video and complete your task.

There are your key words on the left-hand side of your screen.

Your question is at the top, and there are some sentence starters on the right-hand side to help you.

So pause your video please and complete your paragraph.

Excellent work.

There was lots and lots of information for you to use there.

So let's have a look at an example, and then that will give you the opportunity to be able to look back over your writing to see if there's anything you'd want to add, anything you'd want to improve, anything you might want to rephrase.

So let's read it through together.

When Shakespeare uses the metaphor "I am your spaniel," he is suggesting that Helena is so desperate to be close to Demetrius that she will demean herself to the position of a dog.

If she has Demetrius' favour, Helena does not care if she is treated like an animal.

Helena is willing to completely sacrifice her own worth and be a worthless dog that Demetrius is allowed to abuse and mistreat.

Shakespeare creates sympathy for Helena by showing us her willingness to even be physically beaten.

Due to her unrequited love for Demetrius, Helena is acting foolishly and putting herself in a vulnerable position as a disposable object utterly owned by Demetrius, but she cannot see this.

And by that, I mean she can't see what she's truly doing here because she's blinded by love.

Therefore, Shakespeare is implying that unrequited love makes us act irrationally because of the pain it causes.

So I've put your key words and phrases in the purple colour.

I've put your sentence starters in the green colour, and I've put metaphor in pink at the start because you really want to make sure you use the term metaphor when you're talking about the specific images that are in the text, that are, make sure you always identify them accurately, though, because we've learned this is a metaphor, we can use that accurately.

So don't just use it for the sake of using it, but it is important if there is a metaphor that you use the term metaphor.

And that last sentence is really key because that goes beyond just talking about the images, thinking about what Shakespeare is doing overall.

What is he saying overall about unrequited love? So that bonus sentence, if you can get one of those in at the end of your paragraph, that will make your paragraph better because it looks at the bigger picture and not just the individual quotation.

So Demetrius' cruelty, Demetrius is cruel to Helena.

There's no denying it.

He's nasty to her.

He's spiteful to her.

He just wants to be left alone.

His patience is probably wearing a little bit thin.

So he says in response to her offer of being his dog, his pet, his possession, he says, "Tempt not too much the hatred of my spirit, "for I am sick when I do look on thee." That's quite harsh, his response there.

He's actually saying, "Don't tempt me with violence.

"Don't give me such a nice offer "because I might actually do it." So now this has gone beyond Helena saying of the possibility of violence.

Demetrius is saying, "Don't tempt me.

"Don't give me an offer like that "and then not let me carry it out." That's not nice at all.

That's nasty, and that's cruel.

And he doesn't just say he dislikes her.

He says hate, "the hatred of my spirit." So the man that she loves, that has completely won her soul, who once told her he loved her is now telling her how much he hates her.

And not only does he hate her, looking at her makes him feel sick.

"I am sick when I do look on thee," so "I feel sick when I do look at you." And therefore we can say that Demetrius towards Helena is cruel, nasty, and spiteful.

And we can now start to understand how the audience perhaps might feel more sympathy towards Helena than we do Demetrius, even though they're both suffering from unrequited love.

So how far is will Helena willing to go for Demetrius? Where will this stop? And he says, "I'll run from thee and hide me in the brakes "and leave thee to the mercy of wild beasts." So he says, "I'll actually run off and leave you "in the woods on your own to the mercy of wild beasts." So he's threatening her.

He's being cruel again.

And he's technically wishing her dead because he said "to the mercy of wild beasts." So "I'll leave you with the wild animals "in the woods and see what happens." And if she's been left with wild beasts, not just animals, but wild beasts, that sense of danger, that sense of violence that comes from the idea of beast, then he's technically perhaps wishing her dead.

Very, very harsh, but still look what Helena says and notice here where Demetrius exits as well on your screen.

"We cannot fight for love as men may do.

"We should be woo'd, and were not made to woo.

"I'll follow thee, and make a heaven of hell, "to die upon the hand I love so well." So she's saying, "We can't fight for love as men do.

"Women are supposed to be wooed by men, "and therefore the idea of showing affection, "to show interest in somebody should come from the man." That's the traditional belief that we're dealing with with our patriarchal society, the idea that the man should be the one to woo, to tell the woman how he feels, to make her feel special.

And she then says, "I'll follow thee "and make a heaven of hell "to die upon the hand I love so well.

So she saying unrequited love is like hell.

The fact that she is not around him and she's not allowed to follow him is like a living hell.

So she's going to make a heaven of that.

She wants to be close to him.

And she says, "to die upon the hand I love so well." If it is Demetrius' wish that she should die in such a way, then she will do that because she's willing to die for Demetrius.

So this is how far Helena is willing to go.

This is how vulnerable she's leaving herself for the sake of unrequited love.

So unrequited love is really getting shown to be quite dangerous here of how far Helena is willing to go.

There seem to be no limits to her love for Demetrius.

And we've got Helena and Demetrius' relationship.

When we're thinking about our web of love, it was how entangled they are at the moment, their relationships, the who loves who, who doesn't love who, who's unrequited, who's suffering from unrequited love.

So if we think about how we can summarise these relationships, we've got Helena and Demetrius' relationship, and I've given you the image of angry there, because there's not love between them, it's one sided.

So we can say that there is a sense within the relationship, it is cruel.

There is spite, it's nasty, it's callous.

There's hate, but remember, she dotes upon him.

There's now the idea of death and the idea of pain between this couple.

And look at the contrast with Hermia and Lysander, their happiness, love, trust, hope, care, comfort, respect, kindness, and warmth.

These relationships between these characters are complete contrasts, complete contrasts of how we see these two different sets of lovers as they are at the moment, complete contrast.

So let's have a think about that a little bit further then.

So let's have a look at Hermia and Lysander.

So we've looked at Helena and Demetrius, their struggle, Helena's struggle to try and obtain Demetrius in any way that she can, even lowering herself to being a spaniel, how Demetrius just wants her gone and wishes her at the mercy of wild animals.

But let's have a look at Hermia and Lysander at this point and how their relationship is different.

We've just seen that the ideas around the relationships are a contrast, but let's look at the text.

"So far be distant, and good night, sweet friend.

"Thy love never alter till thy sweet life end!" "Amen, amen, to that fair prayer say I, "and then end life when I end loyalty." So Hermia's saying at this point, "So far be distant." She doesn't want them to sleep close to each other in the woods.

Because they're unmarried, she wants to sleep apart.

So that's when she says, "So far be distant, "and good night, sweet friend." They're not married yet, so she thinks that they should be kept, keep themselves apart from each other.

So they're near, but they're not side by side.

And then she says, "Thy love never alter "till thy sweet life end." Thy is an archaic form of your, so "Your love never alter till your sweet life end." So she saying, "Your love will never alter.

"Your love will never change until your life ends." There's the sense that they will be together forever because they're truly in love.

Lysander completely agrees.

"Amen, amen, to the fair prayer say I.

"I completely agree with you, Hermia, "and then end life when I end loyalty." So life ends when his loyalty ends.

So when his loyalty to Hermia stops, so will his life.

That's that sense of them being together forever, and it will remain unchanged between them.

So let's now have a think about which couple we're talking about with some key questions.

So let's test ourselves.

So which couple shows respect for each other, Lysander and Hermia or Demetrius and Helena? Have a think.

Excellent work, Lysander and Hermia, they show respect for each other.

There's a sense of Helena respecting Demetrius and idolising and worshipping him, but he certainly doesn't do that back.

Which couple have hatred in their relationship? Is it Lysander and Hermia or Demetrius and Helena? Of course it is Demetrius and Helena.

But remember, that hate is only one-sided, one-sided hate.

Demetrius hates Helena.

Helena loves Demetrius.

Which couple shows kindness towards each other, Lysander and Hermia or Demetrius and Helena? Have a think.

Well done, it is Lysander and Hermia.

They show kindness.

We certainly can't say from what we've explored today that Demetrius shows any kindness towards Helena, the absolute opposite for him, whereas Lysander and Hermia, there's kindness.

There's this sense of hope that they'll just be together forever.

They're kind towards each other.

Which couple has the most trust in their relationship, Lysander and Hermia or Demetrius and Helena? Well, it has to be Lysander and Hermia because Demetrius is willing to leave Helena with the wild beasts in the forest.

So there certainly can't be an element of trust there at all.

And we also have to remember that Demetrius once did love Helena and then changed his mind to her friend Hermia, so that certainly doesn't show trust in their relationship either.

So now we have looked at Demetrius and Helena and Hermia and Lysander and how their love is a web.

It's entangled in the forest over who loves who.

The only constant at the moment seems to be Lysander and Hermia.

So please take your quiz on today's lesson and aim for that 100%.

So that brings us to the end of today's learning on "The Web of Lovers." Well done on your amazing achievement today.

You should be really pleased with yourselves, very, very impressive.

So take care, enjoy the rest of your day, and thank you very much.