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Midsummer Night's Dream Cast and Quotes and Lit Terms

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Theseus is
King of Athens
Hippolyta is
Legendary Queen of the Amazons. Marries Theseus
Egeus is
Hermia's Father
Hermia is
In love with Lysander
Lysander is
In love with Hermia but with out her father's consent
Demetrius is
In love with Hermia with her father's consent
Helena is
Follows Demetrius into the forest.
Quince is
Director of the play "Pyramus and Thisbe"
Titania is
Queen of the Fairies
Oberon is
King of the Fairies
Puck is
Mischievous fairy who delights in playing pranks on mortals
Who plays Pyramus?
Bottom
Who is called a 'puppet' and 'minimus' because of her height?
Hermia
Who is called a 'painted maypole'?
Helena
After awakening in the forest, who claims he will go through fire for Helena?
Lysander
Who writes the prologue for the play?
Peter Quince
What animal is represented in the play?
Lion
Which man does Hermia's father want her to marry?
Demetrius
Where do Lysander and Hermia plan to be married?
Lysander's aunt's house
What does Oberon want that Titania refuses to give him?
Her attendant, an Indian prince
Who brings the complaint against Hermia to Theseus in Act 1?
Egeus
Who is Hippolyta the queen of?
The Amazons
________________ is still under a spell at the end of the play. (find full sentence)
Demetrius is still under a spell at the end of the play.
What does Titania say when she awakens to Bottom singing?
She thinks he's beautiful and loves him.
What prank does Puck play on Bottom?
He changes his head into that of an donkey.
How many weddings take place in the play?
3
Who says, "I will go tell him of fair Hermia's flight"?
Helena says it.
Who says, "...may I know the worst that may befall me in this case, if I refuse to wed Demetrius"?
Hermia says it.
A simile
is a comparison between two unlike things using 'like' or 'as'
A metaphor is
a comparison between two things as if they were the same.
Hyperbole is
extreme exaggeration
personification is
giving a non-human things human characteristics
Alliteration is
the repetition of the first sound in words in a line
Where do the majority of the characters end up meeting?
the woods
Why does Titania want to keep the changeling
it is the son of a friend who died
Where does Oberon's love potion come from?
a flower struck by Cupid's arrow
How does Helena react to Demetrius' verbal abuse?
She continues to chase him.
Who says, "Do I entice you? Do I speak you fair? Or, rather, do I not in plainest truth tell you, I do not nor I cannot love you."
Demetrius says it.
How does Helena react when Lysander says he loves her?
She thinks he is making fun of her.
What does Hermia dream?
That a snake is eating her heart and Lysander is laughing
"You spotted snakes with double tongue." This quote contains
alliteration
Why does Oberon remove the spell from Titania?
He has the boy and he feels bad for her.
After finding all the lovers in the woods, what does Thesesus decide?
they will all be married
When Bottom awakens, what does he think has happened?
He has had a strange dream
What sort of comments are made by the audience during the play?
they make fun and think it's silly
What is humorous about Pyramus' death?
It's very long and drawn out
Who is Puck talking to in the final speech?
the audience
Puck says that if the audience is offended they should
pretend they were dreaming
"The lion is a very fox for his valor." This quote contains
a metaphor
Who says, "I am the merry wanderer of the night. I jest to Oberon..."
Puck says it
Who says, "What hast thou done? Thou hast mistaken quite, and laid the love-juice on some true-love's sight."?
Oberon says it
Who says, "You have her father's love, Demetrius; Let me have Hermias. Do you marry him?"
Lysander says it
Who says, "I beg the ancient privilege of Athens, as she is mine, I may dispose of her"?
Egeus says it
What is the climax of the play?
the four lovers fight in the woods
Why do the fairies appear at the end of the play?
to bless the marriages