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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Bottom insist that their mini-play needs at the beginning of Act 3?
2. What does Bottom feel needs to be explained to all the audiences who see their mini-play?
3. Who does the Fairy King blame for the contention among the four lovers of Athens?
4. What awakens Titania at the beginning of Act 3?
5. What form of entertainment has Theseus asked for?
Short Essay Questions
1. What will happen if the actors are unable to find their missing fellow in Act 4, Scene 2?
2. How does Puck clear up the confusion among the four lovers of Athens?
3. How do the other actors respond to what Puck does to Bottom, and why is Bottom so surprised by this reaction?
4. Why are Oberon and Puck in such a hurry to clear up the amusing confusion they have caused during the night?
5. How does Demetrius respond to the news that by law, he can now marry Hermia?
6. What do the Fairy King and Queen want to do at Theseus's wedding and why?
7. What does Puck do when he sees the actors rehearsing in the woods?
8. What does Bottom promise to tell his fellow companions in Act 4, Scene 2?
9. What do the actors think have happened to their missing companion?
10. What does Oberon find that will help him reverse the effects of he love juice?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What are some of the key examples of gratitude in this play, and how do these instances affect the characters involved in those scenes?
Essay Topic 2
How did Oberon's relationship with Titania change over the course of the plot? What caused these changes, and what significance does this have to the outcome of the play?
Essay Topic 3
Shame and propriety are common themes throughout this play. What are some of the instances where these themes are present, and why are they so important to the characters involved?
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