A Midsummer Night’s Dream- Act 1 Scene 2

Where is the mini-play rehearsed? In Athens
Where do the actors of the mini play hope to perform? The Duke and Duchess’ wedding
What is Bottoms first name? Nick
What role in the mini play is Bottom assigned? Pyramus
What does Bottom brag about when he first comes on in scene 2? He brags about the script and says he can move the audience to tears.
What does Botton do to prove his bragging to be true when he first comes in stage? He recites poetry
What is Flute’s first name? Francis
What role in the mini-play is Flute assigned? Thisbe
Why does Flute say he is unable to play the part he is assigned in the mini-play? He has a beard
What solution do the actors find to resolve Flute’s complaint about his role in the mini-play? He can cover his face up with a mask
Who says they would be better at the part that Flute was assigned in the mini-play? Bottom
What does the actor that thinks he should have Flute’s part do to prove he would be better at it? Bottom says that he can speak in a monstrous little voice
Who is assigning all of the actors to their part in the mini-play? Quince
What part in the mini-play is Snug assigned? The lion
What does Snug’s assigned role mainly consist of? Roaring
Who says that they would be better at the role assigned to Snug in the mini-play? Bottom
What does the actor who thinks they would be better at Snug’s role do to prove his belief? He says that he can roar louder
What does Quince say to the man who tries to prove he should have Snug’s part in the mini-play? He says that Bottom will frighten the duke and dutchess and they will hang them
Where do the actors in the mini-play decide to have their second rehearsal? In the wood
When do the actors in the mini-play plan to meet for their second rehearsal? Tomorrow
What is the genre of the mini-play? Tragedy
What is Starveling’s occupation? A tailor
What work of Shakespeare does the mini-play mirror? Pyramus & Thisbe

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