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Wherefore was I to this keen mockery born?
When at your hands did I deserve this scorn? (2.2.96-97)

According to these lines, why is Helena so upset by Lysander’s declaration of love?


She realizes how much she actually loved Lysander and is mad at herself for wasting her time on Demetrius.


She is angry at Lysander for declaring his love for her over her best friend Hermia.


She is angry that Lysander is declaring his love for her in front of Demetrius because that might make Demetrius jealous.


She realizes how much this will hurt Hermia and, although she returns Lysander’s love, she doesn’t want Hermia to be upset.


She thinks Lysander is simply making fun of her and saying the things she wanted Demetrius to say.

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