Lysander... the life and the ladies


  • Lysander is in love with Hermia ( Egeus' daughter)

  • Egeus wants hermia to marry Demetrius

  • When Hermia is told that she must marry Demetrius,become a nun or die she decides to elope with Lysander.

  • They meet in the woods outside Athens and begin their long journey

  • After traveling for a long time they decide to rest

  • While they are sleeping along comes Puck with the magic love potion that he was supposed to put in Demetrius' eyes when he was sleeping

  • Puck mistook Lysander for Demetrius and put the love potion in his eyes which will cause him to fall in love with the next thing he sees.

  • After an argument with Demetrius Helena sees Lysander sleeping but she thinks that he is dead

  • She wakes him up and in doing so, makes him fall in love with her due to the potion

  • When Lysander tells Helena how he feels she thinks that he is mocking her and storms off in a huff.

  • Lysander follows her leaving Hermia alone in the forest

  • Hermia wakes up after a nightmare and is calls for Lysander

  • When she finds out that Lysander is gone she thinks he has run away, been captured or is dead