Major Theme Love—how it makes you CRAZY! Hippolyta is marrying Theseus, who took her prisoner during their battles Hermia will defy her father and the law to marry Lysander Titania loves Bottom who has the head of a donkey
Setting Ancient Athens The forest outside of Athens
Wedding of Theseus and Hippolyta Star- crossed young lovers in the woods Athenian workers planning a play Quarrel between Oberon and Titania (Fairy Queen and King) 4 Different Plots
Before we begin Act II…In your notebooks… 1. Make a prediction about what will happen to the four young lovers: Hermia, Helena, Lysander, and Demetrius. -Who will end up together? -Will Lysander and Hermia run away? 2. What options would your parents give you if you were going to marry someone they disapproved of? How would you handle this situation?
Prose, Rhymed Verse, Blank Verse Shakespeare used three forms of language in his plays: 1.prose 2.rhymed verse 3.blank verse
Prose Ordinary speech with no regular pattern of accentual rhythm