A Midsummer Night's Dream: Dramatis Personae the characters or actors in a play, movie, etc. Theseus, Duke of Athens Egeus, father to Hermia Lysander, Demetrius, in love with Hermia Philostrate, master of the revels to Theseus Quince, a carpenter Snug, a joiner Bottom, a weaver Flute, a bellows-mender Snout, a tinker Starveling, a tailor Hippolyta, queen of the Amazons, bethrothed to Theseus Hermia, daughter to Egeus, in love with Lysander Helena, in love with Demetrius Oberon, king of the fairies Titania, queen of the fairies Puck, or Robin Goodfellow PeaseBlossom, Cobweb, Moth, Mustardseed, fairies Other fairies attending their King and Queen; and attendants on Theseus and Hippolyta Scene: Athens, and a wood nearby
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Dramatis Personae the characters or actors in a play, movie, etc. Reading part assignments for Act I Act I Narrator (stage descriptions and directions; italicized) Theseus Hippolyta Philostrate Egeus Hermia Lysander Demetrius Helena Bottom Flute Snout Quince Starveling Snug
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Dramatis Personae the characters or actors in a play, movie, etc. Reading part assignments for Act II Act II Narrator Puck Fairy 1 Oberon Titania Demetrius Helena Fairy 2 Lysander Hermia
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Dramatis Personae the characters or actors in a play, movie, etc. Reading part assignments for Act III Act III Narrator Bottom Quince Snout Starveling Snug Puck Titania Fairies Hermia Helena Oberon Demetrius Lysander Cobweb Peasblossom Mustardseed
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Dramatis Personae the characters or actors in a play, movie, etc. Reading part assignments for Act IV Act IV Narrator Titania Bottom Peasblossom, Cobweb, Mustardseed Oberon Puck Theseus Hippolyta Egeus Demetrius Lysander Hermia Helena Quince Starveling Flute Bottom Snug
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act- I~ Vocabulary Words 1. filched 2. abjure 3. persuasion 4. revenue 5. visage 6. base 7. perjured 8. lamentable 9. extempore 10. discretion
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act- II~ Vocabulary Words 11. perforce 12. amorous 13. undistinguishable 14. Rheumatic 15. chaplet 16. Promontory 17. dulcet 18. spurn 19. clamorous 20. flout
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act- III~ Vocabulary Words 21. chink 22. brake 23. knavery 24. enamored 25. purge 26. Kindred 27. bower 28. lamenting 29. consecrated 30. rebuke
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act- IV~ Vocabulary Words 31. amiable 32. fret 33. loath 34. entwist 35. dotage 36. upbraid 37. conjunction 38. enmity 39. recount 40. discourse
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act- I: Guided/Study Questions Act I 1. What are Theseus and Hippolyta discussing at the play's start? 2. How does Hippolyta come to be betrothed to Theseus? 3. Why is Egeus disturbed? 4. What will be Hermia's fate if she refuses to marry Demetrius? 5. To what do Lysander and Hermia agree? 6. What hope does Helena have by telling Demetrius of Lysander and Hermia's flight? 7. Who are the characters in scene two, and what do they plan?
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act-2 : Guided/Study Questions Act II 1. Why is Oberon angry with his queen? 2. On what mission does Oberon send Puck? 3. Upon overhearing Demetrius and Helena, what does Oberon command Puck to do? 4. Upon whose eyes does Puck apply the potion? 5. When he wakes up, who does Lysander see and love? 6. What is Helena's reaction to Lysander's words of love? 7. To where has Lysander disappeared when Hermia awakes?
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act-3 : Guided/Study Questions Act III 1. Why does Bottom want a prologue written for the play? 2. What has Puck done to Bottom? 3. Identify the speaker: "Tie up my love's tongue, bring him silently." 4. What news does Puck bring Oberon? 5. Why does Oberon send Puck to fetch Helena? 6. What is Helena's situation at this point in the play? 7. What does Helena suppose of Hermia? 8. What does Hermia think Helena has done? 9. Why does Oberon send Puck to confuse the two young men? 10. What remedy corrects the crossed-loved couples?
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act-4 : Guided/Study Questions Act IV 1. Why does Titania give Oberon the child? 2. How does Oberon find Titania and Bottom? 3. Why does Oberon remove the spell he has cast over his queen? 4. Finding the two couples asleep in the wood and learning of their more balanced love, what order does Theseus give? 5. What news does Bottom bring his companions?