A Midsummer Night’s Dream Review Questions

What is the main conflict between Oberon and Titania? Oberon, the king of the fairies, is initially at odds with Titania, his wife, because she refuses to relinquish control of a young Indian prince whom he wants for a knight. Oberon’s desire for revenge on Titania leads him to send Puck to obtain the love-potion flower that creates so much of the play’s confusion and farce.
What is the conflict between Hermia and Demetrius? Hermia is forced to marry Demetrius by Egeus, yet she loves Lysander more than Demetrius.
What pranks does Puck play during the scene? Puck places an ass mark on Nick Bottom’s head. Puck is then instructed by Oberon to use the love flowers juices to fix the love entanglement occurring between the Athenian lovers who also happen to be running about in the forest, yet he mistakenly administers the charm to the sleeping Lysander instead of Demetrius. He is a jester to Oberon.
What are the choices for Hermia is she chooses not to marry Demetrius? Hermia’s refusal of her father’s command would result in her death sentence or residence at a nunnery by Athenian law.