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AMND Characters

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Theseus
duke of Athens, hero from Greek mythology
Hippolyta
queen of the Amazons, engaged to Theseus
Egeus
Hermia's father, wants her to marry Demetrius and she wants to marry Lysander, gets into a fight with her
Hermia
Egeus' daughter, in love with Lysander but Demetrius and Lysander both love her
Lysander
in love with Hermia, not allowed to marry her in the beginning, they elope to the forest
Demetrius
arranged to marry Hermia, Helena loves him but he is mean to her about it
Helena
in love with Demetrius who doesn't love her, feels pity for herself
Robin Goodfellow/Puck
michevious fairy who enjoys pulling pranks on other, complicates everything by putting the love potion on everyone's eyes due to Oberon's orders
Oberon
king of the fairies, puts Titania under a love spell so he can have the Indian bo
Titania
queen of the fairies, argues with her husband often, has taken in an Indian boy, loves Bottom at one point because of the love potion
Bottom
overconfident weaver chosen to play Pyramus in the play, full of self-confidence but often misuses language
Quince
carpenter and leader of the play, gives the prologue
Flute
bellows-mender chosen to play Thisbe for the play
Starveling
tailor who is chosen to play Thisbe's mother in the play, ends up playing Moonshine
Snout
tinker playing Pyramus's father in the play, end up playing part of the wall
Snug
joiner who plays lion in the play, worries that women will be scared by the lion
Philostrate
Theseus's Master of the Revels, organizes entertainment for the wedding
Peaseblossom, Cobweb, Mote, Mustardseed
Titania's faries that wait on Bottom after she falls in love with him