A Midsummer Night's Dream

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A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy by William Shakespeare. It is believed to have been written around 1594 to 1596. It portrays the events surrounding the marriage of the Duke of Athens, Theseus, and the Queen of the Amazons, Hippolyta. These include the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of amateur actors, who are manipulated by the fairies who inhabit the forest in which most of the play is set. The play is one of Shakespeare's most popular works for the stage and is widely performed across the world.

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Characters

  • The Athenians:
    • Theseus, Duke of Athens
    • Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons and betrothed of Theseus
    • Egeus, father of Hermia, wants to force Hermia to marry Demetrius
    • Lysander, beloved of Hermia
    • Hermia, beloved of Lysander
    • Demetrius, in love with Hermia
    • Helena, in love with Demetrius
    • Philostrate, Master of the Revels for Theseus

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