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A Midsummer Night's Dream

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But my good lord, I wot not by what power
But by some power it is my love to Hermia,
Melted as the snow…
The Object and the pleasure of mine eye,
is only Helena…like a sickness, did I loathe this food;
But, as in health, come to my natural taste,

How do these lines from Demetrius's long speech reveal that he is a dynamic character?

A

Demetrius acknowledges that he only ever truly loved Helena. His love of Hermia was an unnatural sickness.

B

Demetrius shows that his love for Helena is stronger than anything he felt for Hermia and he wants to keep Helena.

C

Demetrius acknowledges that his fickle affections got him into trouble and that he has changed. He admits his mistake and claims Helena as his true love.

D

Demetrius shows that he can love many women, maybe not well, but he can do it.

E

Demetrius admits that he only wants Helena, just as he has only wanted her throughout the play.