A Midsummer Night's Dream - Act 2, Scene 2 Summary & Analysis

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Act 2, Scene 2 Summary

In another part of the wood, Titania enters with her train of attendants. She instructs the fairies to sing her to sleep. The fairies sing a lullaby. When they finish, Titania goes to sleep. One fairy is left to stand guard, and the rest exit. Oberon enters stealthily and drips the juice of the magic flower on Titania's eyes. He hopes that she will waken when some vile thing is near. He exits as Hermia and Lysander enter.

Lysander and Hermia are lost and tired. They decide to stop and rest where they are. Hermia insists that Lysander sleep a little distance away from her, since they are not yet married. The two go to sleep. Then, Puck enters, having been unable to find the Athenian man. He sees Lysander's Athenian garments and takes him for the man Oberon sent him to bewitch. Puck anoints...

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