In act 5, why does Hippolyta believe the lovers' story of their time in the forest? A. She believes the women because she's a queen. B. The lovers' stories all match. C. She wants to oppose Egeus. D. She wants to defend the lovers.

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In Act 5, Hippolyta believes the lovers' story of their time in the forest because B. the lovers' stories all match. Given that they have provided her with proof of what really happened in the forest, she has no reason not to trust them when they have been so persuasive. She also notes that it is weird if it turns out they were lying because they have been so synced with each other.

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