A Midsummer Night’s Dream -Act One Scenes One And Two-

Who said to who “You have her father’s love, Demetrius; Let me have Hermia’s: Do you marry him”? Lysander to Demetrius
Who said to who “Ay me! for aught that I could ever read, Could ever here by tale or history, The course of true love never did run smoothly”? Lysander to Hermia
Who said to who “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind; And therefor is wing’d Cupid painted blind”? Helena to herself
Who said to who”…but I will aggravate my voice so that I will roar you as gentle as any sucking dove; I will roar you an ‘twerp any nightingale”? Bottom to Peter Quince
Who said to who “You can play no part but Pyramus; for Pyramus is a sweet-faced man; a proper man; as one shall see in a summer’s day’ a most lovely gentleman-like man: therefor you must needs play Pyramus.” Peter Quince to Bottom
Dote To love with foolish fondness
Feign To pretend
Idolatry false worship
Dissemble To pretend
Lamentable to be regretted or pitied
Progeny offspring
Where is the play set? In and around Athens.
What is Theseus planing as the play opens? His wedding to Hippolyta
Why has Egeus come to see Theseus? His daughter won’t marry the man he wants her to marry
What phrase from scene 1 emphasizes the theme of loves difficulty? “The course of true love never did run smooth”
What does Lysander propose to Hermia? That they run away to the home of Lysander’s aunt.
Why has a group of laborers gathered at Peter Quinces house? They are rehearsing a play that the men hope to perform at Theseus’s wedding.
Why does Quince have trouble conducting the meeting? Because Bottom keeps interrupting him.
What is the Name of the play to be performed? The most Lamentable Comedy and Most Cruel Death of Pyramus and Thisbe.
How does Quince convince Bottom to play Pyramus? By appealing to Bottoms vanity.
Why are the laborers worried? They are worried the lion will upset the ladies in attendance.