Question: English & Literature

What is the double meaning of "give me your hands, if we be friends"?

Act 5, scene 1. Lines 418-433 by Puck

In English & Literature | Asked by ostranges3
Asked from the A Midsummer Night's Dream study pack

I know one of the obvious meanings is that Puck is asking for someone`s trust, most likely the person he is speaking too.

sam17 | 2436 days ago

One meaning is that Puck is asking for the audience to applaud the play, because shakespeare obviously wrote this play to be performed live

(guest) | 1678 days ago