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english: A Mid Summer Night's Dream acts 1-2 test
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Egeus wants Hermia to marry Demetrius. But Hermia wants to marry Lysander. Egeus expects Theseus to tell Hermia she will be put to the death if she doesn't marry Demetrius
Why has Egeus brought his daughter and her two suitors to Theseus? What does Egeus expect him to do?
He says how he loves her, and she loves him. And demetrius has dated another girl in the past and he has not
What arguments does Lysander use to claim his right to court Hermia?
they used to "court" or date
What do we find out about Demetrius and Helena?
She has three options: marry him, become a nun, or die
What is Theseus's ruling concerning Hermia
They will run away together and leave Athens to go to Lysander's aunt's house
What do Lysander and Hermia plan to do about this seemingly impossible situation?
They tell Helena to make her feel better about Demetrius being in love with Hermia, and not herself
Who do they tell about their plan? Why do you think they tell him/her?
She wants to tell Demetrius because she thinks he will be so thankful, he might start to have feelings for her
Even though Helena loves Demetrius and is Hermia's best friend, why does she decide to tell Demetrius of Hermia and Lysander's plans?
He thinks he is the best actor and can play all the parts the best
he wants to be Pyrumas because he will make people cry
He wants to be Thisbe because he says he will play the most moving woman
he wants to be the lion because he will roar like a real lion
Why does Nick Bottom want to play all the parts?
Since both Pyramus and Thisbe die bad deaths, that might scare the ladies so they might have to interpret the story different.
How do you suppose the threat of being hanged if they scare the ladies will affect the artisans' interpretation of the tragedy of Pyramus and Thisbe?
The men are kind of dysfunctional and Nick Bottom seems the most eager and dramatic which makes the situation of men playing women's roles funny
In what way is this scene (of the men planning the play) funny?
In the Woods. Lysander and Hermia will meet there too so they can run away
Where are the actors to meet the following night? Who else is meeting in these same woods at the same time?
Oberon and Titania have been in a fight because they both want the Indian boy to keep for themselves.
What does the reader find out about the current relationship between Oberon, King of the Fairies, and Titania, Queen of the Fairies, from Robin's conversation with the fairy?
Titania thinks Oberon has come to Athens to see Hippolyta because he is secretly in love with her and
Oberon think Titania has come to Athens to see Theseus because she is secretly in love with him
How have Oberon and Titania been involved in the past with Theseus and Hippolyta, and why have they come to Athens?
Titania says that because of their fighting, the seasons are not turning out the way they are supposed to, and other bad thiings to the environment are happening
What effect has their quarrel had on nature, on the seasons, on humans?
Because his mother, was devoted to her. The woman died and she took it upon herself to take the boy in as her own
Why won't Titania give up the "changeling" to Oberon?
Find the flower struck by cupid's arrow "love-in-indowmant"
What does Oberon send Robin to find?
use the flower to anoint her eyelids and make her fall in love with a beast or animal of some sort
What are Oberon's plans for Titania?
she says it only makes her love him more. she says she wants him to treat her like a dog
How does Helena react to Demetrius's verbal abuse?
he tells him to go and anoint Demetrius' eyes so he falls in love with Helena (but does not say the names
What does Oberon tell Robin to do about Demetrius and Helena?
to get revenge since he will not let him have the Indian boy
Why does Oberon want Titania to wake and fall in love with some vile thing?
King Oberon never said the name of Demetrius... he just said "Athenian boy" so he thought Lysander was the boy
Why does Robin anoint Lysander's eyes?
first she says that he is supposed to love Hermia. But then she thinks he is joking. or playing a trick on her to be mean
How does Helena react to Lysander's sudden love for her when he awakens?
because her dream says that a serpent ate her heart out, and Lysander laughed at her. it is kind of what is going on currently
How is Hermia's dream a reflection of reality?
who is Egeus?
the duke and duchess of athens who are to be married in the play
who is Theseus and hippolyta?
who is hermia in love with?
who is Demetrius in love with?
who is lysander (really) in love with?
who is helena in love with?
also called puck, he does things for king Oberon and is also a "prankster"
who is robin good fellow?
queen of the fairies
who is Titania?
king of the fairies
who is Oberon?
who does lysander fall in love with because of the flower?
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