Essays Tagged: "Puck"

A Midsummer Nights Dream. The Resolution.

ania, the ruling fairies. Because of his untamed jealousy over Titania's new servant, Oberon orders Puck to sprinkle love juice in Titania's eye and, taking pity on Helena, the eyes of Demetrius as we ... e and, taking pity on Helena, the eyes of Demetrius as well. A solution is very close at hand until Puck mistakes Lysander for Demetrius and causes Lysander to fall desperately in love with Helena. Th ...

(2 pages) 84 0 3.4 Feb/1997

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

Midsummer Nights Dream

An Essay on William Shakespear's A Midsummer Night's DreamThe role and character of Puck, or Robin Goodfellow, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, is not only entertaining but quite useful.W ... s not only entertaining but quite useful.William Shakespeare seems to have created the character of Puck from his own childhood. In Shakespeare's time it was believed that fairies and little people di ... appearing, or doors opening for no reason, it was blamed on 'those damn little people!'.The idea of Puck's character is a lovely one. One can't help but be attracted to him and his innocent, little pr ...

(6 pages) 130 0 5.0 Jan/1996

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

A midsummer night's dream.

play's title and plot recall English traditions in a way that suggests a combination of Halloween (Puck and the fairies) and a big rave (with love-juice instead of Ecstasy). At the time that the play ... the royal member of his first audience, however, comes in Act II, Scene 1, when Oberon describes to Puck the fateful flower, "love-in-idleness," that will produce the magic juice. According to the Fai ...

(41 pages) 158 0 3.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

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

e weather.The action is shifted to the woods in the first scene of act two, where the magic begins. Puck "a shrewd and knavish sprite" (Act 2, scene 1, line 33) and another fairy enter the woods where ... rs, Oberon, King of the Fairies and Titania, Queen of the fairies. The fairy immediately recognizes puck as Robin Goodfellow, puck responds with a positive answer telling of his omnipresence of lurkin ...

(2 pages) 32 1 3.0 Feb/2004

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

Themes in shakespeare

or the wood and the urban city or court. They may be expressed in other-worldly spirits, be they a Puck or an Ariel.Deception is the conscious human imposition of an altered state of reality, and hum ...

(3 pages) 68 0 4.0 Mar/2004

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

Comparison of Shakespeare's comedies: "A Midsummer Night's Dream", "Twelfth Night", and "Much Ado About Nothing."

e beginning of the play but ends up loving her in the end because of the love potion. In this play, Puck states, "Lord, what fools these mortals be." This even states how people in love are fools and ... to make him look unintelligent. He is actually a corrupter of words. In A Midsummer Night's Dream, Puck is one of the deceivers. He looks and sounds stupid, but is actually observing and tells the re ...

(4 pages) 80 0 4.2 Apr/2004

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

Summit Series, describing the final moments of the game starting with the end of the game then moving back.

Hockey Night in Canada! The Summit SeriesThe puck came to a slow and subtle stop; nothing could be heard except the roar of the crowd. Vladislav ... he blue line into the Soviet's zone, with Henderson and Cournoyer close behind. Esposito pass's the puck to Cournoyer on his left. Cournoyer takes a shot and misses. Henderson makes an attempt for the ... period, Henderson gets up swiftly and heads straight to the front of the net. He picks up the loose puck, turns 90 degrees and shoots. The red light flashes. Henderson scores. I stand in utter disbeli ...

(1 pages) 26 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Lysander-Shakesprear. Amazing Paper. Gauranteed an A or BA.

ysander shows nothing but loyalty and love for his dear Hermia. At least of what is in his control. Puck mistakenly put Lysander under a love spell, then up until that point he loved Hermia with all h ... husband, Lysander. Eventually Lysander is put under the love spell because of a miscommunication on Puck's behalf. This really messed up everything. Lysander then fell in love with Helena, trying to m ...

(4 pages) 18 0 5.0 Sep/2004

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

A Midsummernights Dream True Love Doesn't Run Smoothly, but Mischief And Mayhem Give Way To Happiness.

except for Demetrius, but during the play something wrong happens in all the relationships. Either Puck putting spells on people to make him or her love someone, or fathers not letting them get marri ... .129-226). When Lysander is in the Enchantered forest he falls asleep and gets put under a spell by Puck to fix the problem and falls in love with Helena but doesn't work out as Hermia is bewildered b ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.7 Jun/2005

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

Critique on "A Midsummer nights dream."

ale like. I also enjoyed that the plot was not as complex and was easy to understand.The character 'Puck' (a.k.a Robin Goodfellow) provided the comic relief that I thought was necessary to make the mo ...

(1 pages) 31 0 1.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Comic view of Love in "A Midsummers Night's Dream" by William Shakespeare.

ay dreams within reality and reality within dreams. The funniest part of this play seems to be when Puck, the trickster, keeps mixing up the people who he is assigned to put the love juice on. Even wh ... scene i) They plan to meet the next night in the woods.Another funny section in this play is where Puck puts an ass head on the shoulders of Bottom. This happens when Bottom is gathered with a bunch ...

(9 pages) 39 0 5.0 Oct/2005

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

Hockey Story

ing bad for the past couple of days. I had been making stupid mistakes like fumbling when I had the puck or taking shots that don't even hit the net. In some cases, even if it was aimed at the net, I ... oving. I did the drill five more times until the buzzer sounded. Time to play. We collected all the pucks and converged at the net. We all had our hands at the top, talking about plays and the opposin ...

(5 pages) 23 1 4.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

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

'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 the person ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Mar/2006

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

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" - William Shakespeare

r Oberon's fateful observation of Cupid's arrow, the play would have no storyline whatsoever. It is Puck's careless use of the herb (flower) that creates a story of magical love that has a somewhat co ... herb (flower) that creates a story of magical love that has a somewhat comical effect. Not only was Puck careless, but he was also mischievous, for Oberon spokenothing of using the herb (flower) on an ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2006

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

Oh What Fools Theses Mortals Be

love. Shakespeare has taken all of their attempts and put it all in a nut shell with the character Puck saying "Oh what fools these mortals be". The jealousy between two friends over a man, to men fi ... ols these mortals be!" A midsummer night's dream illustrates this by displaying the havoc caused by puck then the human's own foolishness.When two bestfriends; Helena and Hermia, are captured in a sev ...

(3 pages) 8 0 1.0 Oct/2001

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

Puck's Diary

PUCK'S DIARY PAGE Last night was one of the funny nights when some bunch of mortal people come in th ...

(2 pages) 436 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Midsummer Night's Dream- Fate

not human 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 Puc ... good of the 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. ...

(2 pages) 7 0 3.0 Sep/2001

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

Profile: Hockey - AP English

When the Puck Drops I remember watching center Wayne Gretzky gracefully shred down the ice along side ... uc Robitaille. I remember Robitaille lifting his stick; my heart dropping for a split second as the puck prepares to fly like a hawk diving to its kill. In a mere second after that, I remember my hear ... as if the battle were of life and death, for a single tally mark in the wins column. I remember the puck's continual flight past the sole man with no other motive but stop that object at any means nec ...

(8 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Midsummernightdream

tion We had to read a novel so we could make a review of it. I thought it was a good idea, but I am Puck in the school play "˜Midsummernightsdream' and so I could make a review of that book and p ... with the beautiful 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 c ...

(8 pages) 2 0 0.0 Mar/2002

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

A Midsummer Night's Dream- A Shakespearean Comedy

he plot of a Shakespearean comedy often includes a mix up of identity. In A Midsummer Night's Dream Puck mistakes Lysander for Demetrius and rubs the love potion on his eyes. As a result, Lysander sto ... on his eyes. 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 i ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Dec/2007

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