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 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 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?