Midsummer Night’s Dream. Shakespeare (1564-1616) is the most popular dramatist and poet the Western world has ever produced. Universal themes – Ben Jonson (friend and playwright) said of Shakespeare, "He was not of an age, but for all time!“
Fairies: Oberon (King of Fairies) and Titania (Queen of Fairies, Puck, servant to Oberon
Mortal lovers: Theseus and Hippolyta, Lysander and Hermia, Demetrius and Helena
Workers: Nick Bottom the weaver, Snug the Joiner, Peter Quince the carpenter, Tom Snout the tinker, Francis Flute the bellows mender, Robin Starveling the tailor
He then sees Demetrius being so nasty to Helena so he tells Puck to put juice on Demetrius’s eyes so he will fall in love with Helena.