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  1. A Midsummer Night’s Dream Intro

  2. Agenda • Review Annotation Expectations • Review Standards and Expectations associated with play • Plot Overview • Theme Overview • HOMEWORK TIME!!!!

  3. Amundsen Annotations • _________ (underline) main ideas • !!!!!!!!!!!!! (exclamation points) by something that interests you, surprises you, invokes any emotion…make sure you WRITE in the margins! • ??????? (Question marks) any questions that you have, open-ended or content related. Make sure you WRITE in the margins!!! • Ooooo (circle) any words or phrases that you do not know!

  4. Shakespeare • Why am I making you read Shakespeare??!?!!?!?

  5. Shakespeare • To torture you. • Just Kidding. • Kind of.

  6. Shakespeare • Why am I making you read this? • 1 – Common Core standards • 2 – This is Brit Lit! • 3- College Benefits • 4 – Workplace Benefits

  7. A midsummer nights Dream • Complicated love story….but actually meant as a comedy. • Look to the board for a character break down. HIGHLY recommend you copy that down!!!

  8. Character Breakdown • Theseus • Hippolyta • Egeus • Hermia • Lysander • Demetrius • Helena • Oberon • Titania • Puck • Bottom • Quince • Flute • Snug • Snout • Straveling

  9. Plot Overview • There are essentially four different stories going on here…

  10. Plot 1 • Theseus and Hippolyta are getting married • A huge royal wedding

  11. Plot 2 • Hermia loves Lysander • Demetruis loves Hermia • Hermia’s dad loves Demetrius • Helena is CRAZY in love with Demetrius. • Demetrius wants NOTHING to do with Helena. NOTHING. • NOTHING.

  12. Plot 3 • The fairies are crazy. • Oberon and Titania are angry at each other and use the playgroup to try and make a point about who is right.

  13. Plot 4 • Misfit group of guys just trying to be actors. • Quince: carpenter • Snug: joiner • Bottom: a weaver • Flute: bellows-mender • Snout: a tinker • Starveling: a tailor

  14. Themes • Love • Magic • Loyalty

  15. Homework • Complete the reading for homework. • Quiz on Monday?!