A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act V, Scene 1 1.What does Theseus compare love to? How is this similar to the National Geographic article you read? 2.How do all of the oxymorons Theseus uses from lines 58-60 heighten the comedy of the play? 3.What is Shakespeare saying through Theseus about viewing drama?
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Act V, Scene 1 4.Search the Prologue in lines 126-150 for poetic devices. List and explain. 5.In lines 192 & 194, Bottom mistakes the mythological names. Why do you think Bottom makes so many mistakes? 6.What do the comments of the play-watchers suggest about people in general? 7.What is the meaning behind Robin’s (Puck’s) speech in the end?