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  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

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    A Midsummer Night’s Dream: by William Shakespeare William Shakespeare was born in April 1564. He had married at the age of eighteen to a twenty-six year old woman named Anne Hathaway in 1582. He had a daughter named Susanna and twins, Judith and Hamnet. Hamnet, his only son, died at age eleven. Shakespeare died in April 1616. Despite the fact that Shakespeare wrote some thirty-seven plays, owned part of his theatrical company, acted in plays, and retired a relatively wealthy man in the city

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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    A Midsummer Night’s Dream In Shakespeare’s comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream one finds the typical use of love and nature that is evidence of Shakespeare’s youth and experimentation. He creates in this play another world, a fairy world where Puck is the ringleader and love is everywhere. Called "fancy’s child" by Milton, Shakespeare brings out his cheerful happiness in its most light-hearted manner in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A frequent observation by most critics is Shakespeare’s use of nature

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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    the eyelids and in a few minutes you have fallen into slumber. You wake up with a vivid image in your mind, but you have no inkling as to what it means. It was just a dream. Whether people can recall it or not, everyone dreams. A dream, some may argue is irrelevant; images assorted together creating nonsense. Others depict a dream as a message our mind is telling us about. Throughout the day, the mind subconsciously picks up pieces of our daily life, whether they are thoughts, emotions, ideas, or

  • Dream In A Midsummer Night's Dream

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    A Midsummer Night’s Dream Have we not all fall in love once before? A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Williams Shakespeare is one of the most interesting plays I have ever read. Although, I have seen many people fall in love before, this play has such an unrealistic and beautiful way to describe love that I think everybody would want to find love. I enjoyed my time reading this play not only because it’s a comedy play, but also because it includes many life ordinary events that can happen to anybody

  • Midsummer Night's Dream

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    sweet feeling that all people experience during their life. Love is one of the most popular themes that authors choose for their books. In most Shakespeare’s plays, love is the main conflict of the play and shown from different angles. In “A Midsummer night’s dream” events unfold around couples, such as Hermia and Lysander, who are willing to do anything for their love. Helena that tries to seek Demetrius’ love and Oberon that tries to take Indian boy from Titania, who also loves boy. Their situations

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    A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of the most unforgettable plays about love written by William Shakespeare. The play includes the four main characters: Lysander, Hermia, Demetrius, and Helena. Lysander and Demetrius, who fight for Hermia’s love, have anointed by Oberon, fairy king, and his servant, Puck, with a love-juice. This juice causes the four lovers to fall in or out of love with each other. Without knowing that their actions are controlled by the potion, the lovers are ironically convinced

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    In the play “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, by William Shakespeare the contrast between both setting and character are well explained throughout the play. This play is mostly about four young Athenians whose lives become a total disaster because of the fairies in the forest, strange situations in the city of Athens, Greece and mixtures of love potions. The main setting of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is in Athens, Greece. In Athens, the Duke Theseus plans his marriage with Hippolyta. In contrast, the

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    and tells you that it would not be right for you to have this, and this is your super-ego, it tells you the right thing to do. However, there may be a compromise between the two, known as the ego. There are many situations in the play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which show ID, Ego, and Super-Ego. In each of these incidents the characters display a thorough example of the psychoanalytical. There are several situations in which the ID lens is shown by the characters in the play. Oberon, the fairy king

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

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    In A Midsummer Night's Dream, one of the masterpieces of William Shakespeare, Shakespeare explores various aspects of love and friendship. With the help of the main characters such as Lysander, Demetrious Helena and Hermia, he endeavors that the path of love is full of obstacles, however, if one is committed and faithful, he/she can defy those obstacles leading him/her to success. As Lysander says “The course of true love never did run smooth”, the love stories presented in the play undergo difficult

  • Dreams in A Midsummer Night's Dream

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    once said, “The best thing about dreams is that fleeting moment, when you are between asleep and awake, when you don't know the difference between reality and fantasy, when for just that one moment you feel with your entire soul that the dream is reality, and it really happened.” But, what actually is a dream and what do dreams really have to do with one’s everyday life? In essence, a dream is a series of mental images and emotions occurring during slumber. Dreams can also deal with one’s personal