A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Repercussions of Conflict


But with thy brawls thou hast disturb'd our sport.
Therefore the winds… have suck'd up from the sea
Contagious fogs; which falling in the land
Have every pelting river made so proud
That they have overborne their continents:… and the green corn
Hath rotted ere his youth attain'd a beard;
The fold stands empty in the drowned field…
The human mortals want their winter here;
No night is now with hymn or carol blest:
Therefore the moon, the governess of floods,
Pale in her anger, washes all the air,
That rheumatic diseases do abound:
And thorough this distemperature we see
The seasons alter: hoary-headed frosts…
By their increase, now knows not which is which:
And this same progeny of evils comes
From our debate, from our dissension;
We are their parents and original.

According to the following lines, Titania and Oberon’s fight causes all of the following to happen, EXPECT:


The corn rots in the fields.


The rivers run dry.


Livestock dies of disease.


The seasons alter.


People no longer play rustic games outdoors.