A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Act 3 Scene 1 and 2

What problems do Bottom and the others find with the play? How do they intend to solve those problems? 1. people are going to be scared of Pyramus killing himself on stage so Bottom will say that he is not really Pyramus and that he is not going to die2. ladies are going to be scared of the lion so Snug is going to take off his mask and say that he is not really a lion3. there is no moonlight so they look on a calendar and there is going to be a full moon the night of the play so they will open a window4. Pyramus and Thisbe communicate through a wall and they don’t have a wall so Snout will act as a wall
Who comes to watch the play? Puck/Robin Good-fellow
What happens to Bottom when he goes “backstage”? What reaction does he get from others? Puck turns Bottom’s head into a head of a donkey-Bottom has no idea. Everyone starts running away/around in circles-they are freaking out.
Bottom sings to prove he is not afraid? What does his singing cause? His singing causes Titania to wake up, and Titania is madly in love with Bottom.
How does Bottom respond to Titania’s declaration of love? He is confused and just wants to get out of the woods.
Where does Titania take Bottom? She is taking Bottom to her arbor.
What is an arbor? home in the trees
As Demetrius woos Hermia, what does Hermia fear he has done to Lysander? Hermia fears that Demetrius has killed Lysander.
How does Puck expect to solve the problem once Demetrius sleeps? What happens instead? Puck expects Oberon to solve the problem by putting the spell on Demetrius and take it off Lysander, instead Oberon only puts the spell on Demetrius.
How many times have Hermia and Helena changed who they loved? They have NEVER changed who they have loved.
Who has Helena always loved? Demetrius
Who has Hermia always loved? Lysander
Who has Lysander always loved? Hermia, but know loves Helena because of the spell
Who has Demetrius always loved? At first, he loved Helena, but know loves Hermia
Why do the mechanicals need moonlight for the play? because in the script is says that Pyramus and Thisbe meet by moonlight
True or False: Puck wants to mess up the rehearsal for the play. true
Who says “Methinks, mistress, you should have little reason for that: to say the truth, reason and love keep little company together nowadays.” Bottom
What are the names of Titania’s fairies? Peaseblossom, Cobweb, Moth, and Mustardseed
What two things does Puck do, on Oberon’s orders, to keep Demetrius and Lysander from fighting? 1. he wants him to bring the clouds down from the sky and make fog so they cannot see 2. wants him to pretend to be the voice of Demetrius so Lysander doesn’t hurt the real Demetrius
Where are the lovers at the end of the scene and what are they doing? Everyone is in the woods and is asleep.
What is Puck’s response? All will be well or all shall be well.

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