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Does Hippolyta love Theseus in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream?"

It's ambiguous. There's a curious asymmetry in how Theseus and Hippolyta talk to each other: Theseus uses endearments and talks about his feelings for her, while Hippolyta is more matter-of-fact. None ...
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Does Hippolyta love Theseus in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream?"

I saw a production on TV that included a similar interpretation; I think Hippolyta even appeared handcuffed in her first scene, and Theseus ended up being murdered! No, the Globe didn't 'incorrectly ...
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