Essays Tagged: "Oberon"

Midsummer Nights Dream

of Puck when he is trying to fix something he disrupted, hence the name GoodfellowWhen compared to Oberon, King of the Fairies and Titania, Queen of the Fairies and the remaining fairies of the play, ... n of the Fairies and the remaining fairies of the play, Puck does not seem to fit in as well. While Oberon and Titania belong to the forest and the world of dainty fairies, a small village setting see ...

(6 pages) 130 0 5.0 Jan/1996

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A Midsummer's Night Dream: Themes, Symbolism, And Contrast

because he is so busy thinking about Hermia. In the same way, the relationship between Tatiana and Oberon is out of sync because Oberon wants the Indian boy. Also, an imbalance in nature occurs when ... e.Contrast or opposition is used throughout the play to develop the structure of the play's themes. Oberon is the King of the fairies is ruler over the magical forest. His desires revenge on Titania l ...

(3 pages) 219 0 4.6 Mar/2002

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This essay talks about how fairies help people to explain the unexplainable and how plays help bring fairies to life using a "Midsummer Night's Dream"

love affairs with humans. Although mischievous in the case with the mortals, the fairies, Puck and Oberon mettle into the love affair of Helena, Demetrius, Hermia and Lysander with good intentions. T ... t to have fun and enjoy themselves, unlike most human beings. Puck, a fairy and personal servant to Oberon, king of the fairies, seems as if he possesses genie like qualities, appearing and reappearin ...

(8 pages) 126 4 4.5 Mar/2003

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Midsummer Night's Dream themes on love.

so fixated on Bottom that she ordered her fairies to wait on him and even gave up her Indian boy to Oberon. Hermia was also a fool. She said, "For thou, I fear, hast given me cause to curse. If thou h ...

(2 pages) 118 1 2.7 Aug/2003

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What evidence is there of interaction between the world of Fairies and the mortal world in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream?'

line 33) and another fairy enter the woods where they discuss the current meeting of their masters, Oberon, King of the Fairies and Titania, Queen of the fairies. The fairy immediately recognizes puck ... in Goodfellow. Are not you he, that frights the maidens of the villagery" (Act 2, scene 1, line 34).Oberon and Titania are arguing over a young Indian boy who is a mortal. Although the Indian boy neve ...

(2 pages) 32 1 3.0 Feb/2004

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As a Director, how would you cast and direct the roles of Oberon and Titania to communicate your ideas about the individuals and their relationship?

Oberon and Titania are the King and Queen of the fairies respectively. They have fallen out over a ' ... from discovery by a fairy glamour spell that would render the image of the original baby over it). Oberon wants the child to become a soldier and Titania wants it to be her prince and rule with her. ... mortal world, such as the weather changing suddenly to thunder storms as a result of their feuding. Oberon and Titania are two of the most important roles in the play and therefore their general prese ...

(5 pages) 23 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Shakespeare's Midsummer's Night Dream: The troubles between Oberon and Titania.

decisions, and the servants that surround you grant your every want. As Fairy royalty, Titania and Oberon have a few other advantages. With a simple movement, they can be in India, France, or anywher ... a simple movement, they can be in India, France, or anywhere else their hearts desire. Titania and Oberon also dictate all of nature. This power isn't as wonderful as it may sound however, there is t ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.0 Apr/2004

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To what extent does 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' present love as a kind of madness?

onships gets quite interesting, she displays what might be love for three of the play's characters: Oberon, Nick Bottom (as an ass), and the changeling child. However, in much the same way as Lysander ... Lysander and Demetrius, she drops all concern for the child when obsessed with Bottom, giving it to Oberon without a struggle. Once the dew is used on her again, she awakens to find her fancy for Bott ...

(4 pages) 42 0 5.0 Nov/2004

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Love-in-idleness: Topic assigned was describe one idea that Shakespeare used on more than one level in any one of his plays.

ummer Night's Dream". On the superficial level love-in-idleness is the name of the love potion that Oberon and Puck put into Titania, Lysander, and Demetrius's eyes. After this potion is administered ... ove-in-idleness relationship is that of Bottom and Titania. Titania falls in love with Bottom after Oberon, the king of fairies, puts the love-in-idleness juice in her eyes. Oberon says he will let Ti ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" - William Shakespeare

n for a specific passage in a specific book! ISBN: 0140714553 and pages 23 and 24**In this passage, Oberon makes reference to the incident that creates further chaos in the play. Cupid's arrow landed ... es, the victim will fall madly in love with whatever creature it sees first. If it had not been for Oberon's fateful observation of Cupid's arrow, the play would have no storyline whatsoever. It is Pu ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2006

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Manipulation Of Love And

as controlled for the benefit of others. The characters caught up in the "love scandal"� are Oberon, Titania, Demetrius, Lysander, Hermia, and Helena. All these characters were involved in the ... ath of love on the right track.The first set of characters impacted by the manipulation of love was Oberon and Titania. Throughout the story, their love was rocky. In the beginning of the play, the tw ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2001

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Puck's Diary

lovers, who are all just fools and nothing else.Everything started when my great but stupid master Oberon told me to make his wife fall in love with a funny creature.We decided to use the juice of a ... ke him love even his own big and fat bum.I can never understand mortals.I also can never understand Oberon and Titania.Why does Obi need to help the fairies?He should just sit on histhrone and rule hi ...

(2 pages) 437 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Midsummer Night's Dream- Fate

what can it possibly be? Mostly fairies and gods are the source of our fate. For example, Puck and Oberon in a Midsummer Night's Dream are just a few of the influences behind fate. Since Puck and Obe ... he mortals involved, so it can be stated that they are the forces behind fate.In order for Puck and Oberon's behavior to be inexcusable upon mortals, they would have to be mortals themselves. Human's ...

(2 pages) 7 0 3.0 Sep/2001

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Midsummernightdream

Hermia. In the woods happen a lot of things, but the most important one is that Puck, the jester of Oberon, puts a spell on Demetrius so he can love Helena back and there are two couples.An other impo ... s so he can love Helena back and there are two couples.An other important thing is the ting between Oberon, the king of the elves, and Titania, the queen of the elves. The have an argument about a boy ...

(8 pages) 2 0 0.0 Mar/2002

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A Midsummer Night's Dream- A Shakespearean Comedy

yes. As a result, Lysander stops loving Hermia and instead falls in love with Helena. When Puck and Oberon find Lysander wooing Helena, Puck realizes his mistake and admits to Oberon, "This is the wom ... through dance and song as a way to signify and bless happy events. This is shown when Titania asks Oberon to join her in blessing the marriage of Theseus and Hippolyta. She asks, "If you will patient ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer's Night Dream

nexplained, serves as an aid in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer's Night Dream. For example, since Oberon uses a supernatural flower, and in his description of it to Puck he noted it's magical functi ... dote / Upon the next live creatures it sees (Act II Scene i), he wins Titania's favor. Even though Oberon himself is one of the many magical characters in the play, he uses Cupid's flower to aid him. ...

(1 pages) 4 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Humor helps

witty pranks. Another demonstration of Puck's facetiousness is when he shows his relationship with Oberon: "I [Puck] jest to Oberon and make him smile…(II, i, 44). In this instance, Puck descr ... beron and make him smile…(II, i, 44). In this instance, Puck describes his relationship with Oberon as that of a comical one - almost as Oberon's jester. Later in the play - while reporting to ...

(3 pages) 10 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Analysis of Puck from Shakespear's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" in the Form of a Letter to a Play Director

as only one relationship with any of the characters of the play and that is the one between him and Oberon. He serves, obeys and gives his loyalty and allegiance to Oberon for reasons unknown, perhaps ... s to obey the Fairy King only of his own free will. It seems that if Puck wanted to, he could leave Oberon at any time. Oberon commands Puck as if it is the most natural thing in the world. Puck has o ...

(4 pages) 13 0 3.0 Jul/2009

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Love, Hate, Resentment, and Desire: Jealousy in A Midsummer Night's Dream

t.Another prominent example of jealousy in A Midsummer Night's Dream is in the relationship between Oberon and Titania. First off, Oberon is jealous of Titania's Indian servant boy, and this causes a ... d this causes a long fight between the two of them. This is a relatively simple example of jealous; Oberon is angry and resentful toward Titania because of his envy of her "possession." He declares, " ...

(3 pages) 8326 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream

How Shakespeare uses characters to resemble his personalities

e process. Shakespeare also likes to dominate and control everything he does in his plays. In that, Oberon comes into play since he is always behind the scenes manipulating the outcome of each charact ... even a director. Bottom is portrayed as an ass not only symbolically but literally as a product of Oberon's magic. Bottom is also very overzealous and overly confident of his talents. During rehearsa ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Feb/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > A Midsummer Night's Dream