Midsummer Night’s Dream Act 1 and Act 2

Why is Theseus anxious for the rising of the new moon? He’ll be married to Hippolyta on that day
Why is Egeus angry? Egeus wants Hermia to marry Demetrius, not Lysander
Who does Hermia love? Lysander
What alternatives does Theseus offer Hermia? Obey her father, die, or become a nun
Why do Lysander and Hermia agree to meet in the woods later that night? They can run away and get married outside of Athenian law
What does Helena hope to accomplish by telling Demetrius about Hermia and Lysander’s plan? Demetrius will trust Helena and begin to like her
What is the purpose of the meeting at Peter Quince’s house? Discuss Thesus’ play
How does Nick Bottom make trouble at the meeting? Over dramatic, talks a lot
What is Nick Bottom’s job weaver/repairman
What is Peter Quince’s job? carpenter
What is Snug’s job? handyman
What is Nick Bottom’s role? Pyramus
What is Francis Flute’s role? Thisbe
what is Robins Starveling’s role? Thisbe’s mother
What is Francis Flute’s job? bellows manager
What is Robin Starveling’s job? tailor
What is Tom Snout’s job? tinker
What is Tom Snout’s role? Pyramus’ father
What is Peter Quince’s role? prolouge
What is Snug’s role? the lion
When and where do the laborer a plan to rehearse? Duke’s forest by moonlight
By what other name is Puck known? mischievous spirit
Why is Oberon angry with Titania? She wouldn’t give Oberon the Indian boy
What sort of tricks does Puck play on humans? Pretends to be things
Who do Titanja and Oberon blame for recent storms and floods each other
How did the Pansy become magical? Cupid’s arrow
what does Oberon plan to do with the juice from the pansy? Trickle juice in Titiana’s eyes so she will fall in love with the first thing she sees. Then she will give him the boy
What does Oberon tell Puck to do with some of the juice from the pansy Get Demetrius to fall in love with Helena
Why do the fairies sing charms for TItania So she can sleep
Why does Oberon put a spell on Titania So she will fall in love with whoever she sees first
Why does Hermia ask Lysander to sleep with distance between them They’re not married
On whose eyelids does Puck press the magic nectar Lysander
What happens when Helena wakens Lysander? Lysander is madly in love with her
What has Hermia been dreaming about? A snake was eating her heart while Lysander was laughing

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