wilderness as madness

is there any relationship to the natural wild in phaedrus that causes Socrates to act "mad" and the natural wild in A Midsummer Night's Dream that causes the lovers to act "mad" in the Shakespeare play? Is this idea of madness in nature a recurring theme throughout history?

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I can't explain this to you any better than it's already been explained in the study guide available on this site; see link below;