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Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
An analysis of a short passage from William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream".
# 135219 | 1,000 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 | US


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The paper examines a passage from the beginning of the final, short scene of William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream", that is, Act V Scene ii. The paper discusses the speech by Puck, who is preparing the way for the final appearance of the fairy king and queen, Oberon and Titania. The paper relates that the whole of Act V is unusual, in the sense that the story has already ended by the end of Act IV, and thus, this passage is part of an extended, joyful bookend to the play. The paper explains that the passage's primary function within the play may be seen as clearing the way for a final blessing to be bestowed on the happy ending of the play, and of course on the happy lovers.

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"This passage is the beginning of the final, short scene of William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream", that is, Act V Scene ii. It is a speech by Puck, who is preparing the way for the final appearance of the fairy king and queen, Oberon and Titania. The whole of Act V is unusual, in the sense that the story has already ended by the end of Act IV. Thus, this passage is part of an extended, joyful bookend to the play. The passage's primary function within the play may be seen as being to clear the way for a final blessing to be bestowed on the happy ending of the..."

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