Midsummer Night Dream Act 2

“But I know When thou hast stol’n away from Fairyland And in the shape of Corin sat all day Playing pipes of corn, and versing love To amorous Phillida.” Titania to Oberon. Expressing jealousy.
“A sweet Athenian lady is in love With a disdainful youth; anoint his eyes, But do it when the next thing he espies May be the lady.” Oberon to Puck. She is in love with a man who does not love her back, drop the juice in his eye and the next woman he sees he will fall in love with.
“And I serve the Fairy Queen To dew her orbs upon the green.” Fairy to Puck. Expressing allegiance.
“Your wrongs do set a scandal on my sex. We cannot fight for love, as men may do; We should be woo’d and were not made to woo.” Helena to Demetrius. Men should pursue women, not the other way around.
“The more you beat me I will fawn on you. Use me but as your spaniel; spurn me, strike me” Helena to Demetrius. No matter how mean he is I will still love him.
“And now they never meet in grove or green, By fountain clear or spangl’d starlight sheen, By they do square, that all their elves for fear Creep in acorn cups and hide them there.” Puck to Fairy. Oberon and Titania will not meet.
“Things growing are not ripe until their season; So I, being young, till now ripe not to reason. And touching now the point of human skill, Reason becomes the marshal to my will.” Lysander to Helena. He now loves her.
“Do I entice you? Do I speak you fair? Or rather do I not in plainest truth Tell you I do not, nor I cannot love you?” Demetrius to Helena. He hates her and is not nice to her.
“Now much beshrew my manners and my pride If Hermia meant to say Lysander lied. But, gentle friend, for love and courtesy Lie further off, in human modesty.” Hermia to Lysander. Lysander slept at a distance from Hermia.
“You draw me, you hard-hearted adamant! But yet you draw not iron for my heart Is true as steel. Leave you your power to draw, And I shall have no power to follow you.” Helena to Demetrius. She is attracted to him
“Fetch me that flower, the herb I show’d thee once; The juice of it on sleeping eyelids laid Will make man or woman madly dote Upon the next live creature that it sees.” Oberon to Puck. He wants the flower to put into Lysander’s eye.
“How can thou thus, for shame, Titania, Glance at my credit with Hippolyta, Knowing I know thy love to Theseus? Didst not thou lead him through the glimmering night From Perigenia, whom he ravished, And make him with fair Aegles break his faith, With Ariadne, and Antiopa?” Oberon to Titania. Expressing jealousy.
“Nor doth this wood lack world of company, For you, in my respect, are all the world. Then how can it be said I am alone When all the world is here to look on me?” Helena to Demetrius. Showing how much her means to her.
“Help me, Lysander, help me! Do thy best To pluck this crawling serpent from my breast! Ay me, for pity! What a dream was here! Lysander, look how I do quake with fear- Methought a serpent ate my heart away, And you sat smiling at his cruel prey.” Hermia to Lysander. Hermia needs Lysander’s help but he won’t help her because he is now in love with Helena.
What mischievous acts does Puck commit? She causes trouble in the village with the housewives.
What is the job of the no-name fairy? She serves the fairy queen and spreads dew on plants.
What is the result for the argument between Oberon and Titania? The crows are eating other animals, rivers are flooding, and seasons are changing daily.
What relationship to the fairy nobles have to the Athenian nobles? They help them prosper.
What noble of the fairy world deserves to be the guardian of the Indian prince? Titania
How, specifically, does Oberon know about the location of the magic flower? He saw Cupid try to hit a mermaid with his arrow but missed and saw the arrow hit a flower,
How does Demetrius threaten Helena? He threatens to hurt her or leave her in the woods where the animals will get her.
Why are the fairies signing at the beginning of Act 2.2? What is the significance of their song? They are singing a lullaby.
How does Helena describe herself? Ugly as a bear.

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