A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Shakespeare

Who wrote A Midsummer Night’s Dream? Shakespeare
What genre is the play? comedy
4 major categories of characters in the play -royals-lovers-mechanicals-fairies
In and around what city does the story take place? Athens
Hippolyta is the queen of what group of women? the Amazons
Names Titania’s 4 fairy attends & Oberon’s 1 fairy attendant. -Moth/Mote, Mustgro Seed, Peasblossom, Cobweb-Puck
What happens to bottom, & who falls in love with him in his altered state? Bottom turns in the a donkey man while practicing a play & Titania falls in love w/ Bottom (as donkey man)
What do the mechanicals do after the marriages & before Puck’s final monologue? Duke & Queen
Who said, “Lord what fools these morals be!” Puck
Who said, “the course of true love never did run smooth?” Lysander
What does the juice of Oberon’s magic flower do? Makes you fall in love w/ the 1st person you see
Who does Helena love at the end of the play? Demetrius
Who does Hermia love at the end of the play? Lysander
Who does Demetrius love at the end of the play? Helena
Name of the play that the mechanicals performed at the end of the show.
Who were the “groundlings”? usually the poorer people who stood in the front of the stage
What genre of play did shakespeare invent? tragedies, comedies, histories
Primary theatre (built in 1599 & rebuilt in 1614) that Shakespeare was associated with. Globe theatre
What type of stage were the theaters Shakespeare work in? 3/4 Thrust stage
When did Shakespeare live? April 23, 1564-April 23, 1616
Name 2 tragedies by Shakespeare. -Hamlet-Macbeth
Name 2 comedies by Shakespeare. -Twelfth Night- A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Name 2 histories by Shakespeare. -King John-Henry IV