A Midsummer Nights Dream
Terms in this set (20)
The heroic duke of Athens, engaged to Hippolyta. Theseus represents power and order throughout the play.
The queen of the Amazons, engaged to Theseus.
The father of Hermia who disapproves of Hermia's and Lysander's love, and appeals to Theseus to force Hermia to marry Demetrius.
Daughter of Egeus, in love with Lysander.
A young man of Athens, in love with Hermia. Lysander cannot marry her openly because Egeus, her father, wishes her to wed Demetrius.
A young man of Athens, initially in love with Hermia and ultimately in love with Helena.
A young woman of Athens, in love with Demetrius. Demetrius and Helena were once betrothed, but when Demetrius met Helena's friend Hermia, he fell in love with her instead.
The king of the Fairies. Oberon is feuding with his wife Titania, the queen of the fairies. They are fighting over a child whom Oberon wants to raise as his henchman. Titania wants to keep the child raise him as her follower.
Mischievous fairy who delights in playing pranks on mortals. Also known as Robin Goodfellow.
The queen of the Fairies.
A carpenter who organizes some fellow workers into preparing a play he has written to present to Theseus and Hippolyta on their wedding day.
A weaver with high aspirations, believing himself to be a fine actor. Puck turns Bottom's head into an ass'/donkey's head. He is the funniest of all the characters in the play.
In which city is the play set?
Where will Hermia be sent if she refuses to marry Demetrius?
Duke Theseus' court room
Where does Egeus complain about Hermia?
Where do Hermia and Lysander first run to?
He is jealous of the human boy she is looking after
Why does Oberon play a trick on Titania?
To be his slave
Why does Oberon want the human boy?
To make people fall in love with the first person they see
What magical power does the flower have?
Tradesmen / mechanical
What kind of jobs do the actors have?