A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Hermia In love with Lysander; short and dark; is supposed to marry Demetrius or get executed; plans to run away with Lysander, but then things get screwy; marries Lysander in the end
Helena In love with Demetrius, but the love is unrequited; tall and fair; marries Demetrius in the end
Lysander Hermia’s true love; becomes enchanted accidentally and falls in love with Helena; everything gets fixed, and he marries Hermia in the end
Demetrius In love with Hermia, but Hermia does not want him; becomes enchanted and falls in love with Helena, then marries her in the end
Theseus duke of Athens; will marry Hippolyta
Hippolyta queen of the Amazons; reluctantly marries to Theseus
Egeus father to Hermia; desperately wants Hermia to marry Demetrius
Philostrate master of revels to Theseus
Nick Bottom weaver; is an actual ass (which means, he’s a true butthole, arrogant and all, and the fairies turn him into a donkey); plays Pyramus in the “The Tragedy of Pyramus and Thisbe”
Peter Quince carpenter; director of “The Tragedy of Pyramus and Thisbe”
Francis Flute bellows-mender; plays Thisbe in “The Tragedy of Pyramus and Thisbe”
Tom Snout tinker; played the Wall in “Pyramus and Thisbe”
Snug joiner; played the Lion in “The Tragedy of Pyramus and Thisbe”
Robin Starveling tailor; played Moonshine in “Pyramus and Thisbe”
Oberon King of the fairies; husband of Titania; becomes jealous of Titania’s changeling and decides to get revenge
Titania Queen of the fairies; wife of Oberon; gets enchanted and becomes enthralled by bottom, the ass (ehe)
Robin Goodfellow (Puck) hobgoblin in Oberon’s service; known for his mischievousness and his pranks
Athens In what ancient Greek city does this play open?
run away What do Hermia and her lover plan to do?
basically every role (he’s full of himself) What role does Nick Bottom want in the play?
She decides to tell him of Hermia and Lysander’s plan to run away, in hopes that he will show her affection; she follows him around What does Helena do in order to get closer to Demetrius?
for Theseus and Hippolyta’s wedding Why are Peter Quince and his friends putting on a play?
Oberon asks Puck to enchant the eyes of Demetrius and bring Helena close by so that when Demetrius wakes up, he will fall in love with Helena, the first person he’ll see What does Oberon ask Puck to do to Helena and Demetrius in the woods?
He is now in love with her because Puck screwed up and enchanted the wrong man’s eyes How does Lysander feel about Helena when he wakes up?
the scene where Pyramus commits suicide Which of his scenes does Bottom fear will scare the women of their audience?
he cuts a whole in the lion’s neck so that his face can be seen and his voice can be heard What does Bottom do to Snout’s lion costume to make it less realistic?
fairy servants and jewels What does Titania promise Bottom if he stays with her in the woods?
Reason and love What two things does Bottom claim to “keep little company together now-a-days”?
bringing moonlight into the play What is Quince most concerned about in the staging of this play?
murdering Lysander What does Hermia accuse Demetrius of doing?
passionate lover and rebel; has bright attractive eyes; beautiful, young, short, and dark Describe Hermia’s appearance and personality?
tall and fair; insecure; truckler Describe Helena’s appearance and personality?
make Demetrius fall in love with Helena with a potion, then make another potion and make Lysander fall in love with Hermia again How does Oberon plan to fix the “mess” b/t Hermia, Lysander, Demetrius, and Helena?
he applies nectar to Titania’s eyes so that she no longer is infatuated with Bottom What does Oberon do to Titania in Act 4, Scene 1?
Demetrius loves Helena and does not wish to be with Hermia anymore How does Demetrius feel about Helena when they are all awoken by the hunting horn?
he thought the whole situation was apart of some bizarre dream What does Bottom think when he awakens?
to freshen up and be prepared to perform their play for Theseus and co. What does Bottom ask Quince to do after he awakens?
they’re worried that Bottom won’t show up; he is irreplaceable Why are Quince and the cast worried at the opening of Act 4, Scene 2?
Theseus says that if Quince and his actors show true heart and dedication for what they’re performing, then it will be honorable, no matter how awful the performance may be Despite Hippolyta’s rejection to it, why does Theseus agree to watch the play that Quince and his actors have prepared?
he apologizes if the play has offended any audience members, but that they should only think of it as a dream What does Puck apologize for at the end of AMSND?