A Mid Summer Night’s Dream1

A Mid Summer Night’s Dream

The duke of Athens, Theseus, is preparing for his marriage to Hippolyta a queen of Amazons. He asks masters of revels, philostrate for the amusement on this occasion. Egeus, an Athenian nobleman, comes in the Theseus’s court with his daughter Hermia, and two youngmen, Demetrius and Lysander. He complains that his daughter wants to marry with Lysander and refuse to marry with Demetrius Egeus says that she must be punished for disobeying his father.

A Mid Summer Night’s Dream1
A Mid Summer Night’s Dream1

Theseus, says Hermia if she disobeyes his father then she will go in to a convent or even executed. So, Hrmia and Lysander plan to escape Athens atnight and marry in their aunt;s house. They discuss their plan with Hermia’s friend Helena. Helena once engaged with Demetrius and still loves with him. She tells Demetrius about their plan to get his attentions. At the same time Demetrius moves in the woods where Hermia and Lysander already moved

A Mid Summer Night’s Dream3
A Mid Summer Night’s Dream3

In the woods, there are different groups of characters. There is a band of fairies in which Oberon, who is the king and Titania, his queen who has come to bless the marriage of theseus and Hippolyta. The other is a band of Athenian Craftsmen who is rehearsing a play that they will perform for the duke and his bride.

Oberon and Titania has a beautiful son, Oberon wishes to make him knight, but titania refuses.Oberon wants to take revenge with titania and asks his servant puck to put the magical juice is that which makes the person fall in love that meets the first.

A Mid Summer Night’s Dream2
A Mid Summer Night’s Dream2

When Titania opens her eyes, she fell in love with bottom who is most ridiculous in this island. Puck put the juice in the eyes of Lysander then he falls in love with Helena, and same case with Demetrius, and he falls in love with hermia, They are falling in love with opposite persons.

When all the game is exposed on Oberon, then he set the matter by putting the juice on true lovers and on the next morning all is well Then Theseus and Hippolyta reach in the forest and find the sleeping lovers. After the group wedding the lovers watch bottom and his fellow craftsman perform their play. When the play is completed the lovers go to bed and fairies disappeares.

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