William Shakespeare 's A Midsummer Night 's Dream

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Filip Klosiewicz September 28, 2014 Summer Reading Log Assignment English 9 Honors For A Midsummer Night 's Dream By William Shakespeare 1. Title of the book - The title of the book is called A Midsummer Night 's Dream by William Shakespeare. 2. Author 's name - The author of the book A Midsummer Night 's Dream is William Shakespeare. 3. The year the piece was written - A Midsummer Night 's Dream by William Shakespeare was believed to have been written between 1590-1596. 4. Major Characters - There are three major characters in the book A Midsummer Night 's Dream by William Shakespeare. Those characters are Robin Goodfellow (Puck), Nick Bottom, and Oberon. I. Robin Goodfellow, or sometimes referred to simply as Puck, is a…show more content…
Most of the story focuses on how Oberon, the king of fairies, tries to take authority of a young Indian prince, whom the queen of the fairies and Oberon 's wife, Titania, has kidnapped, but whom Oberon wants for a knight, to accompany him on his wanderings through the wild forests. Since Oberon himself is powerless on getting the Indian prince from Titania, he sends Puck to acquire a love-potion flower that would cloud Titania 's vision with love, and help Oberon obtain the Indian prince. 5. Setting(s) of the story - The play A Midsummer Night 's Dream by William Shakespeare takes place in ancient Athens, but most of the time it takes place in a wood outside of Athens, during midsummer. 6. Negative character - The character whom I consider a negative character in the book A Midsummer Night 's Dream by William Shakespeare, is Robin Goodfellow (Puck). I. The first reason I consider Robin Goodfellow (Puck) a negative character is because he 's malicious and playfully annoying towards people. As mentioned before, Puck loves to trick and hoax defenseless mortals. Although some of those jokes aren 't always something to laugh at, for they create a lot of complications, Puck enjoys the pandemonium they cause. - Details from text for support: An example of Robin Goodfellow (Puck) being malicious is described in Act Two, Scene One, when Robin (Puck) first meets a fairy who works for Titania, the Fairy Queen. The fairy
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