We will continue reading and working through "A Midsummer Night's Dream." At home, please continue reviewing the story, working on your project, and studying your stems. Remember, the stem quiz on list #12 is FRIDAY. The questions for Acts 2-5 are below:
Act III <in progress!>
1. Why does Bottom want a prologue written for the play?
2. Why does Quince feel their rehearsal spot is ideal?
3. How do they solve the problems of representing the moonlight and the wall in their play?
4. Why do Helena and Hermia argue?
5. What line(s) tell us that Hermia still loves Lysander, even after all this language of hate?
Act IV <Thursday/Friday>
1, What is it that Bottom asks Peaseblossum, Mustardseed, and Cobweb to do? *Provide the name and task of one fairy.
2. Why is Titania in love with her husband again?
3 .Why can't they perform the play?
4. What is Theseus' explanation for the lovers' presence in the wood?
5. In what ways does Bottom's speech illustrate dramatic irony? (DI- the audience knows some thing the actors don't!
Act V <Monday>
1. List one choice for the reveal.
2. Why does Theseus choose the craftsmen'a play?
3. What is the consensus of opinion about the prologue?
4. How does Pyramus die in the play within the play?
5. What do the fairies do after the palace goes to sleep?
Act II <complete!>
1. Why is Oberon angry with his queen?
2. How does he intend to publish his wife?
3. Why does Lysander profess his love to Helena?
4. What is her reaction?
5. What is the tone of Demetrius' first speech?
Test Information/Study Guide
8th grade Track 1 English Language Arts teacher. Book lover, Shakespeare fanatic, and poetry enthusiast.