A Midsummer Night 's Dream

1094 Words Sep 25th, 2015 5 Pages
Jeana Jago
Theater History
J. Robideau
October,1st 2015
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
In a Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare story about romantic desire. Theseus and Hippolyta, are about to be married; both of them are wonderful figures from classical mythology. (Greek Mythology) Theseus is a great warrior, a kinsman of Hercules; Hippolyta is an Amazon warrior-woman, defeated in battle by Theseus. (Theseus and Hippolyta) He was longing for the wedding day, and this is what opens the play and closing the play with their exit marriage bed. (Theseus and Hippolyta).
Within the world of Athens, two young men and two young woman. They sort themselves out into marriageable couples, but only after one triangle, with Hermia ate the peak, and Helena becomes temporarily left out. Then as the story goes on Hermia becomes the one that is left out. The triangle then becomes Helena at the peak. (Sky minds) At each point the young men think that they are behaving rationally and are being very responsibly as infatuation. Half of the time they have the spelled casted on them by the magical flower.
In the woods outside of Athens, is where the lovers duffer for their strange experiences, we see another image of desire, these involving the King and Queen of the Fairyland. Also an Athenian weaver who name is Bottom turn into a donkey. (Sky Minds) King Oberon and Queen Titania are engaged in a battle over the custody of an orphan boy; then the king uses magic to make the queen fall in love…
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