Oberon (/ˈoʊbərɒn/) is a king of the fairies in medieval and Renaissance literature. He is best known as a character in William Shakespeares play A Midsummer Nights Dream, in which he is King of the Fairies and spouse of Titania, Queen of the Fairies.
How is Oberon presented as a king?
Oberon, the king of the fairies in A Midsummer Nights Dream, is a powerful strong-willed character that believes he can do whatever he wants and who knows how to get his way. He and his wife, Titania, are in conflict over her adopted Indian boy whom Oberon wants to turn into his personal henchman.
Why is Oberon king of fairies fighting with Titania queen of fairies?
Oberon, the King of the fairies, is jealous and wants the little boy for himself. The couple also accuse each other of being unfaithful. Titania wont give in to Oberon, so he comes up with a plan for revenge. He will put a potion from a purple flower called Love-in-Idleness on Titanias eyes.
Who does Helena end up with?
Demetrius The pair are married in a triple wedding with Hermia and Lysander and the Duke of Athens and his bride. Demetrius and Helena end up happy, with one caveat: Demetrius feelings are the result of a spell rather than true love.