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DEMETRIUS
O Helen, goddess, nymph, perfect, divine!...
O, let me kiss
This princess of pure white, this seal of bliss!

HELENA
O spite! O hell! (3.2.143)

Why is the following exchange so humorous?

A

It is humorous because Demetrius is finally in love with Helena, but now she loves Lysander.

B

It is humorous because Helena has finally gotten Demetrius’ affection back and her response is to curse.

C

It is humorous because Helena realizes that Demetrius is only joking about his affection for her.

D

It is humorous because Helena knows that Puck and Oberon have put Demetrius up to these professions of love.

E

It is humorous because Athenian women aren’t supposed to curse and yet Helena does.

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