A Midsummer Nights Dream; Summary of Act 1, Scene 1

1 Theseus and Hippolyta talk about their up-and-coming marriage
2 Egeus brings in Hermia and explains the problem- she won’t marry Demetrius
3 Theseus asks Hermia what she thinks
4 Hermia replies that she loves Lysander, and again refuses Demetrius and her father
5 Lysander and Demetrius argue over Hermia
6 Lysander and Hermia plan to run away
7 Hermia and Lysander tell Hermias best friend Helena about the plan
8 Helena is totally in love with Demetrius and is super jealous that he loves Hermia. Helena is a lot prettier so Helena thinks it’s unfair