A Midsummer Night’s Dream Plot Analysis

Who is chosen to play the lion in the craftsmen’s play? Snug
Which of the young Athenians are first affected by the love potion? Lysander
Which man does Hermia’s father want her to marry? Demetrius
Where do Hermia and Lysander plan to get married? Lysander’s Aunt’s house
What part of her appearance does Hermia believe Helena has exploited to win Lysander’s love? her height
What does Oberon want that Titania refuses to give him? Her attendant, and Indian prince
Why does Pyramus, in the craftsmen’s play, kill himself? Pyramus believes Thisbe has been killed by a lion because he finds her tattered garment at their meeting place
Who brings the complaint against Hermia to Theseus in Act I? Egeus
Of whom is Hippolyta the queen? The Amazons
How does Puck prevent Demetrius and Lysander from fighting? By mimicking their voices and causing each to get lost in a separate part of the forest
Which of the women is afraid or fighting? Helena
Whom does Demetrius love at the end of the play? Helena
With whom does Titania fall in love in Act III? Bottom
What prank does Puck play on Bottom? He changes his head into that of an ass
Who first thinks of using the love potion on Titania? Oberon
Who speaks with Titania’s quartet of attendants? Only Bottom
Why is the flower whose juice Oberon seeks special? One of Cupid’s arrows struck it
Which of the craftsmen is in charge of the rehearsals? Quince
In what year was Shakespeare born? 1564
Who tells Demetrius that Lysander and Hermia are planning to elope? Helena
What food does Bottom crave after Puck’s mischief? Hay
What are Theseus and Hippolyta about to do before they discover the sleeping lovers? Listen to Theseus’s hounds baying
How many weddings take place before the play-within-a-play? Three
Who blesses Theseus and Hippolyta with a magical charm at the end of the play? Oberon and Titania
Who suggests that the audience consider whether the entire play has been a dream? Puck

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