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Reread the acts that confused you. Go to sparknotes.com and read the modern version along side the original text. Watch the review videos that we watched in class! They are on my website in the homework log.
You are responsible for all 20 vocabulary words Please note that fawn was INCORRECT on the handout! Fawn -1.to seek notice or favor by servile demeanor Ex. The courtiers fawned over the king. 2.(of a dog) to behave affectionately.
revel – Puck: “The king doth keep his revels here tonight” (2.1.18) To take great pleasure or delight; to make merry wrath – Puck: “For Oberon is passing fell and wrath/ Because that she, as her attendant, hath/A lovely boy stolen from an Indian king;” (2.1.20). Strong, stern, or fierce anger
-tedious – Lysander: “Content with Hermia? No, I do repent/ The tedious minutes I with her have spent” (2.2.118-119). Long and tiresome; wordy so as to cause boredom -beguile – Puck says, “I jest to Oberon and make him smile/When I a fat and bean-fed horse beguile,/Neighing in likeness of a filly foal” (2.1.47). To influence trickery, flattery; mislead
Helena: “I am your spaniel, and, Demetrius,/The more you beat me I will fawn on you” (2.1.210-211). Metaphor – a comparison of two things that are basically unlike but have some qualities in common. Unlike a simile, a metaphor does not contain the word like or as.
Why is that ironic? What type of irony is it? Verbal Irony – exists when someone knowingly exaggerates (hyperbole) or says one thing and means another (sarcasm) or there is a play on words (puns)
Puck mistakes Lysander for Demetrius and puts love-in- idleness on the wrong Athenian’s eyes. Explain this situation and the irony. What type of irony does this situation represent?
Bottom: “And yet, to say the truth, reason and love keep little company together nowadays” (3.1.145-146). What does this mean? Love doesn’t always make complete sense. Why is it significant? What term does this represent well?
Robin:“Cupid is a knavish lad/Thus to make poor females mad” (3.2.469-470). Allusion – a reference to a famous person, place, event, or work of literature (allusion to mythology are very common in Shakespeare’s work) Why do authors make allusions?
Theseus: “This old moon wanes. She lingers my desires / like to a stepdame or dowager” (1.1.3-5). Personification – the giving of human qualities to an animal, object, or idea
“We, Hermia, like two artificial gods,/ Have with our needles created both one flower (…)” (3.2.208-209). Simile – a figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike things using the word like or as
“My heart to her but as guest-wise sojourned,/ And now to Helen is it home returned” (3.2.174- 175). What is this?
What’s the difference between verse and prose? Verse-poetic language Prose – any writing that is not in verse