A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act 4/5 Quotes

4.1.35-36Quote: “Methinks I have a great desire to a bottle of hay. Good hay, sweet hay, hath no fellow.” Said by: BottomSaid to: TitaniaImportance: Bottom is turning into an ass as he is craving for hay, but he doesn’t know that he became an ass
4.1.79-80Quote: “My Oberon, what visions have I seen! Methought I was enamored of an ass.” Said by: TitaniaSaid to: OberonImportance: Titania thinks falling in love with Bottom who is an ass was a dream, but really wasn’t. She thinks this because the love juice was taken out of her eyes.
5.1.108-121Quote: “If we offend, it is with our good will. That you should think, we come not to offend, But with good will. To show our simple skill, That is the true beginning of our end. Consider, then, we come but in despite. We do not here. That you should here repent you, The actors are at hand; and, by their show, You shall know all, that you are like to know.” Said by: QuinceSaid to: Theseus, Hippolyta, and the four lovers: Hermia, Lysander, Helena, and Demetrius (only have to know one of these guys for the Act 4/5 quiz)Importance: Quince is delivering the prologue, but is a terrible one as it spoils the entire play, and shows the silliness of the actors.
5.1.425-430Quote: “If we shadows have offended, Think but this, and all is mended: That you have but slumb’red here, While these visions did appear. And this weak and idle theme, No more yielding but a dream…” Said by: PuckSaid to: AudienceImportance: Puck says that if you were offended by the play, just pretend that it was just a dream.
5.1.1-2Quote: “‘Tis strange my Theseus, that theselovers speak of.” Said by: HippolytaSaid to: TheseusImportance: Hippolyta is the smart, sensible, and observant one
5.1.83-84Quote: “‘For never anything can be amiss,When simpleness and duty tender it.” Said by: TheseusSaid to: HippolytaImportance: Nothing can go wrong when done with a simple and pure heart

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