A Midsummer Night's Dream
William Shakespeare, Roma Gill
Oxford University Press, 1992 - Athens (Greece) - 96 pages
An exciting new edition of the complete works of Shakespeare with these features: Illustrated with photographs from New York Shakespeare Festival productions, vivid readable readable introductions for each play by noted scholar David Bevington, a lively personal foreword by Joseph Papp, an insightful essay on the play in performance, modern spelling and pronunciation, up-to-date annotated bibliographies, and convenient listing of key passages.
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Lysander is worried, and Hermia is almost in tears — but for about twenty lines
Shakespeare holds up the action, whilst the two lovers deliver a dialogue on the
subject of love and its problems. We must react to these lines in two ways, ...
Basically the lines, which are unrhymed, are ten syllables long. The syllables
have alternating stresses, just like normal English speech; and they divide into
five 'feet'. The technical name for this is 'iambic pentameter'. Theseus To you,
(i) What does Bottom mean by 'the tongs and the bones' (lines 2-3), and 'a bottle
of hay' (line 6)? (ii) Comment on the use of verse and prose in this passage. (iii)
Why does Bottom say 'exposition of sleep' (line 12)? Is this typical of his ...
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A midsummer nights dream is about four different stories that each event in them affects all of them. On stories is about the kings wedding, other one is about two cabals leaving Athens to escape the ... Read full review
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This is a play written by William Shakespeare. This is about a royal wedding, fairies, tradesmen and a messed up problem with people in love. First there is the royal wedding Thesues is going to marry ... Read full review