A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare follows the tale of four lovers and their trials to be together. A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare uses symbolism and imagery throughout the play. One of the most comical way he uses both imagery and symbolism is through the Craftsmen’s play .(SparkNotes Editors).The Craftsmen 's play uses both symbolism and imagery through the wall, the lion, and the moon .
In the craftsmen’s play the actors use a wall, played by snout, to separate Pyramus and Thisbe . Just as Hermia and Lysander were forbidden to love each other in A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare, so was the case with Pyramus and Thisbe in the Craftsmen’s play. The idea of forbidden love is painted visually through the wall. “O Wall, full often hast thou heard my moans,For parting my fair Pyramus and me!”(Mid.5.200-201). As Pyramus looks into the wall, desperately searching for his beloved , it gives a visual metaphor between Hermia and Lysander when the fairies deceived them by putting a spell on them . “...
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