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Robin Goodfellow's Role Of Puck In The Play

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We are introduced to Robin Goodfellow, who is known as “Puck” in scene 2, act 1. Within just a few lines of the play, we determine Puck’s role within the play as being the supernatural mischief maker. Even Puck himself provides us a glimpse into his role as he states “I jest for Oberon and make him smile” (Bevington, 2014, p. 51). With his statement, we learn that he is the jester within the play, who creates amusement and jokes. This is confirmed within just a few more phrases, where he indicates he becomes a stool, then disappears and “down topples she” (Bevington, 2014, p. 52). Further into the play, we see that Puck turns Bottom’s head into that of an ass, as his shenanigans continue to play out within the play. Puck provides both
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