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A doppelganger is a character's double. Shakespeare uses this device in the play to add to the confusion and loss of identity that takes place.
Which lines from the play relate to doppelgangers?
“You were best to call them generally, man by man, according to the scrip.”
“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.”
“How can these things in me seem scorn to you, / Bearing the badge of faith to prove them true?”
“Methinks I see these things with parted eye, / When every thing seems double.”
"Through Athens I am thought as fair as she. / But what of that? / Demetrius thinks not so,"