|In the beginning of the play, whom does Lysander love?
|Lysander loves HERMIA at the beginning of the play.
|Theseus is the duke of where?
|Duke of Athens
|Why is Oberon upset with Titania at the beginning of the play?
|Oberon is upset with Titania at the beginning of the play because she stole a child from him.
|Describe the actors/ mechanicals
|The actors are lower-class servants/peasants who are attempting to put on a play. They are NOT professional actors.
|Later in the play, Titania falls in love with…
|The cause of the love mix up in the forest is…
|A love potion
|In the beginning of the play, the character that no one is in love with is…
|The reason the mechanicals/ actors are in the forest is…
|To rehearse a play
|At the end of the play, which couple is NOT together
|Oberon and Hippolyta
|The Duke invites the other Athenian couples to…
|take part in a triple wedding ceremony
|William Shakespeare lived during which time period?
|1500’s – 1600’s
|How do most of Shakespeare’s comedies end?
|With a marriage or celebration
|Where did Shakespeare live and die?
|What type of language did Shakespeare use in his play?
|Shakespeare’s plays are still popular today because he wrote about human __________ and how people ___________.
|Shakespeare’s plays are still popular today because he wrote about human NATURE and how people BEHAVE.
|Shakespeare’s plays can be categorized into which three types?
|Comedies, tragedies, and histories
|Shakespeare’s COMEDIES can be categorized as…
|romantic, happy, and problem comedies
|The narrator often the joker or jester in the comedy, serves the audience by informing them of what has happened through __________________ and _________________.
|The narrator often the joker or jester in the comedy, serves the audience by informing them of what has happened through CLEVER REMARKS and OBSERVATION.
|What are the three sub plots of A Midsummer Night’s Dream?
|1). The lovers2) The fairies3) The Bumpkins
|“Hernia’s a toad!” Is an example of what type of figurative language?
|Metaphor. Hernia is compared to a toad without using the words “like” or “as”
|“Whereat, with blade, with bloody blameful blade, he bravely broached his boiling bloody beast” is an example of what figurative language?
|Alliteration. The “b” sound repeats.
|Every elf and fairy Sprite/ Hop as light as a bird” is an example of what figurative language?
|Similar. The hopping of the elves and fairies is compared to the hopping of a bird USING THE WORD “as” TO MAKE THE COMPARISON.
|The play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream begins with…
|Theseus ordering Hermia to marry Demetrius.
|During the RISING ACTION of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, what does Puck do?
|Puck uses the magic flower to enchant multiple characters.
|During the FALLING ACTION in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, what happens?
|The mechanicals/ actors perform their play for the Royal Athenians
|FROM YOUR MEMORY, be able to list ONE theme of A Midsummer Night’s Dream
|Possible themes: Love, Gender Roles, Transformation, Art and Culture, Versions of Reality, Supernatural/ Magic
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Plot/ Quiz Questions
August 26, 2019