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Theseus – The Duke of Athens. Theseus is the head ‘Athenian’ and is marrying Hippolyta. Events in A Midsummer Night’s Dream evolve around their wedding.
Hippolyta – The future wife of Theseus and the Queen of the Amazons.
Egeus – Father of Hermia. Egeus is extremely keen for Hermia to marry Demetrius. He does not approve of Lysander.
Philostrate – Master of Ceremonies. Philostrate hires The Mechanicals to perform at the ‘royal’ wedding.

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream has 21 named characters as well as various other small roles, such as fairy servants to Titania. The characters in the play can be broken up into four groups; The Athenian, who are the authoritative characters in the court of Athens, The Lovers, who are Athenians who are lead by their desires to escape from the city, The Mechanicals, who are lower-class ‘workmen’ from Athens, and The Fairies, who are a omniscient and magical force in the forest.

 

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In the same woods a group of artisans are rehearsing a play for the duke’s wedding. Ever playful, Puck gives one of them, Nick Bottom, an ass’s head; when Titania awakens, she falls in love with Bottom. After some general confusion and comic misunderstanding, Oberon’s magic restores Titania and the four lovers to their original states. The duke invites the two couples to join him and Hippolyta in a triple wedding. The wedding celebration features Bottom’s troupe in a comically inept performance of their play, The Most Lamentable Comedy and Most Cruel Death of Pyramus and Thisbe.


Theseus, duke of Athens, has conquered Hippolyta, the Amazon queen, and is about to wed her. Meanwhile, two lovers, Hermia and Lysander, hide in the woods when Hermia’s father demands that she marry Demetrius. Hoping to win his favour, Helena tells Demetrius of their whereabouts, and the two go to the woods in search of the fugitives. The forest is also full of fairies who have come for the duke’s wedding. After their king, Oberon, argues with his queen, Titania, he tells his servant Puck to drop magic juice into her eyes as she sleeps. The magic juice will make her love the first person she sees when she awakes. He also tells Puck to drop the juice into Demetrius’ eyes, but Puck confuses Lysander with Demetrius and as a result Lysander falls in love with Helena. So does Demetrius, when Oberon tries to correct Puck’s mistake.


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Oberon and Titania are King and Queen of the Fairies. Drayton says of Oberon, “A little Cockle-shell his Shield Which he could bery bravely wield: Yet it could not be pierced: His Speare a Bent both stiff and strong, And well-neere of two inches long; The Pyle was a Horse-flyes tongue, Whose sharpness naught reversed, And put him a coat of Mail, Which was of a Fishes scale.”

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Puck is one of the most famous English sprites. In the Midlands he is called Robin Goodfellow, and is said to be the prototype for Robin Hood. In Ireland, he is called Pech or Puck, and is the leader of the Pixies. In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare transformed him from a hobgoblin into a jovial but pranksterish wanderer of the night. In a couple of other Elizabethian plays such as The Devil is an Ass by Ben Johnson, Puck is portrayed as Belzebub’s servant in hell who was send to earth to foster evil and bring about misfortune. Puck was a failure at this because he was unable to do enough evil to please Belzebub, so he turned to Oberon for help.

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Oberon – King of the Fairies and Titania’s on/off lover.
Titania – Queen of the Faires and Oberon’s lover.
Puck – A mischievous fairy and servant to Oberon.
Peaselblossom , Moth, Cobweb, Mustardseed – Fairy servants to Titania.