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A Midsummer Night's Dream Essay

Summary: Essay discusses my favorite scene in the play "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by William Shakespeare.
My favorite scene in the play was the performance after the wedding. The scene is set in the palace of Theseus, where the Duke, Hippolyta, Philostrate, and the other lords have assembled. Hippolyta speaks about the strange story of the two pair of lovers. Theseus dismisses the story as a figment of their imagination, because according to him, "The lunatic, the lover, and the poet / Are of imagination all compact." Lysander, Demetrius, Hermia, and Helena then enter "full of joy and mirth." Theseus greets them saying, "joy and fresh days of love / Accompany your hearts!" Lysander returns the greeting.

Theseus calls for entertainment. Philostrate provides him with the list of what is available and asks him to choose. When Theseus reads about "a tedious brief scene of young Pyramus and his love Thisbe: a very tragical mirth," he is amused and curious. He exclaims: "Merry...

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