A midsummer nights dream Act 1 study guide

What is the setting Athens
How is Hippolyta’s reasoning concerning how quickly the next 4 days will pass different from that of Theseus She’s getting married to someone she doesn’t like and doesn’t respect him while he’s happy
How do marriages in ancient Athens come about The parents choose who you get married to
Why has Egeus brought his daughter and her two suitors to Theseus? What does Egeus expect him to do. For backup for her to choose who she gets married to
What was the proper role for women and daughters in athenian society according to Egeus and Theseus They were property
Theseus gives Hermia three choices what are they Marry Demetrius, die, become a nun
What do Lystander and Hermia plan to do about this seemingly impossible situation? Why do they tell Helena They plan to escape to Lystanders aunts house and they tell helena because theats hermia s best friend
Even though Helena loves Demetrius and is Hermia’s best friend why does she decide to tell Demtrius of Hermia and Lystanders plan. Because Helena wants to show she’s better than Hermia and that demitrius will love her.
What is the name of the play and the mechanicals are practicing Pyrus and Thesbi
Why are the men going to preform in this play To preform for king and queen of castle women can’t preform
What is bottoms opinion of his acting ability. What leads the reader to believe the opposite is true Bottom’s opinon of the acting is good but the reader thinks opposite because he’s bragging
Who is the leader of the mechanicals Quince
Where do they plan to meet to rehearse the play The forest of the woods.
What is a character trait that leads to the downfall of a character a tragic flaw
Whats a type of drama where many characters die Tragedy
whats the division of an act Scenes
what is a character who is the complete opposite of another character. Foil
Who plays with the destruction of a noble character through a flaw Elizabethans
Who provides information and is only heard not seen Narrator
What is the dialogue where one character speaks to another Monologue
What type of drama features weddings and/or a happy ending Comedy
What is a character who disagrees or conflicts with the main character Antagonist
Main character Protagonist
What is dialogue that provides the audience with information but other Aside
Distinctive features and personality traits of a character characterization
Dialouge that allows a character to express internal thoughts soliloquy
Type of play about the weak and mean Modern
plays with destruction of a noble person through fate Greeks
In a soliloquy, a character cannot think in their head and must therefore __________ _____________ ________________ think out loud
Division of a play Acts

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