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Test Review.  Reread the acts that confused you.  Go to sparknotes.com and read the modern version along side the original text.  Watch the review.

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1 Test Review

2  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.

3  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.

4  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

5  -tedious – Lysander: “Content with Hermia? No, I do repent/ The tedious minutes I with her have spent” ( ).  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

6  Helena: “I am your spaniel, and, Demetrius,/The more you beat me I will fawn on you” ( ).  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.

7  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)

8  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?

9  Bottom: “And yet, to say the truth, reason and love keep little company together nowadays” ( ).  What does this mean?  Love doesn’t always make complete sense.  Why is it significant?  What term does this represent well?

10  Robin:“Cupid is a knavish lad/Thus to make poor females mad” ( ).  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?

11  Theseus: “This old moon wanes. She lingers my desires / like to a stepdame or dowager” ( ).  Personification – the giving of human qualities to an animal, object, or idea

12  “We, Hermia, like two artificial gods,/ Have with our needles created both one flower (…)” ( ).  Simile – a figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike things using the word like or as

13  “My heart to her but as guest-wise sojourned,/ And now to Helen is it home returned” ( ).  What is this?

14  What’s the difference between verse and prose?  Verse-poetic language  Prose – any writing that is not in verse


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