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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156 cold : without heat; also 'chaste', because Diana, the goddess of the moon,
was also goddess of chastity. 157 Seep. xxii. 158 vestal : virgin; the Roman
Vestal Virgins vowed eternal virginity, in service to Vesta, goddess of the home.
232 horned moon : crescent moon. 233 He . . . head : men with unfaithful wives
were said to have horns on their heads. 234-5 When the moon is full we do not
see the 'horns' because they have grown into the full circle ('circumference').
Hippolyta I am aweary of this moon : would he would change ! Theseus It
appears, by his small light of discretion, that he is 245 in courtesy : it is polite. 245
in the wane ; but yet, in courtesy, in all reason, we in all reason : it is only
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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