Shakespeare Midsummer Nights Dream

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A Midsummer Night's Dream is a Romantic Comedy play written by William Shakespeare. Act 3 of a Midsummer Night's Dream is the most magical part of the play in this scene many characters cast spells on each other and there is a lot of magical powers and Creatures. Act 3 is set in the woods where many workers meet within the woods, as Queen Titania sleeps, to rehearse the play. Puck who is a Fairy is spying on them and gives bottom a head of an ass and many of the workers disperses in fear. Bottom decides to sing and wakes Queen Titania who quickly falls in love with him. As Oberon and Puck meet in the woods and talk about the latest gossip. Demetrius enters with hermia following as hermia hassles to tell Demetrius what has happen to Lysander. Demetrius takes no interest and ignores her, and hermia leaves Demetrius who lies down to sleeps. Oberon sees what puck has done and send puck to see where Helena is. Oberon puts potion n Demetrius eyes. As Helena enters Lysander follows her still declaring that he loves her. Demetrius awakens by Lysander discussion and tells everyone about his love for Helena. Demetrius and Lysander leave to fight and Helena and hermia following. Puck begins to lead the lovers through the woods, as they walk they get exhausted and fall and sleep. Puck puts potion into Lysander eyes as he sleeps and removes all the love and affection he had for Helena. Puck exits and the lovers sleep! Throughout the course of Act 3, Shakespeare portrays magic by his choice of words and language as well as the chosen setting.

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Bottom uses the word "Pyramus" many times to emphasis the word. This is also called alliteration as it uses the letter "p" repetitively. "Not a whit; I have a device to make all well. Write me a prologue, and let the prologue seem to say we will do no harm with our swords, and that Pyramus is not killed indeed. And for the better assurance, tell them that I, Pyramus, am not Pyramus, but Bottom the weaver. This will put them out of fear".

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