A Midsummer Night's Dream



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BottomNick Bottom is a weaver, one of the mechanicals, in A Midsummer Night's Dream. While rehearsing a play, Puck changes Bottom's head for an ass's head. Titania falls in love with him. He plays Pyramus in Pyramus and Thisbe.
CobwebCobweb is a fairy in A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Demetrius (1)Demetrius is in love with Hermia at the start of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Later, he loves and marries Helena.
EgeusEgeus (myth) is the father of Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream. He wishes to have her married, against her will, to Demetrius.
FairyA Fairy flirts with Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream.
FluteFrancis Flute is a bellows-mender in A Midsummer Night's Dream. He plays Thisbe in Pyramus and Thisbe.
Helena (1)Helena, formerly loved by Demetrius, has been rejected by him at the start of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
HermiaHermia loves Lysander, and is loved by Demetrius, at the start of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
HippolytaHippolyta (myth) is a leader of the Amazons, who is the bride of Theseus in A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Two Noble Kinsmen.
LysanderLysander loves Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream. For a period in the middle of the play, under the influence of love in idleness, he rejects her and loves Helena.
Moth (2)Moth is a fairy in A Midsummer Night's Dream.
MustardseedMustardseed is a fairy in A Midsummer Night's Dream.
OberonOberon (myth) is king of the fairies in A Midsummer Night's Dream.
PeaseblossomPeaseblossom is a fairy in A Midsummer Night's Dream.
PhilostratePhilostrate is master of the revels to Theseus in A Midsummer Night's Dream.
PuckPuck (myth) is a mischievous (male) fairy, a servant of Oberon, in A Midsummer Night's Dream.
QuincePeter Quince is a carpenter in A Midsummer Night's Dream. He plays the prologue to Pyramus and Thisbe.
SnoutTom Snout is a tinker in A Midsummer Night's Dream. He plays "Wall" in Pyramus and Thisbe.
SnugSnug is a joiner in A Midsummer Night's Dream. He plays the lion in Pyramus and Thisbe.
StarvelingRobin Starveling is a tailor in A Midsummer Night's Dream. He plays "Moonshine" in Pyramus and Thisbe.
TheseusTheseus (myth) is the Duke of Athens in A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Two Noble Kinsmen.
TitaniaTitania is Queen of the Fairies in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Under the influence of love in idleness, she falls in love with Bottom (with his ass's head).


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