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What are some similarities and differences between Hermia and Helena in A midsummer night's dream?

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July 24, 2015 8:25PM

Hermia is short and dark; Helena is tall and fair. (These descriptions are probably those of the boys who first played the parts.) Hermia is positive, optimistic and generous. Helena is diffident, self-deprecating, whiny and underhanded.