Here is the reading schedule so you can plan ahead! Don't dilly-dally, Shakes is tough...power through what you can and use the youtube clips to help you understand what is happening! They help...a lot! Act 1 done by the 15th Act 2 done by the 17th Act 3 done by the 18th Acts 4 and 5 done by the 22nd
The Characters:A Midsummer Night's Dream:
Actual People - The Royals and Lovers: Theseus, Duke of Athens Hippolyta, queen of the Amazons, bethrothed to Theseus Philostrate, master of the revels to Theseus
Egeus, father to Hermia Hermia, daughter to Egeus, in love with Lysander Lysander and Demetrius, in love with Hermia Helena, in love with Demetrius, Hermia's BFF
The Rustics: Quince, a carpenter Snug, a joiner Bottom, a weaver Flute, a bellows-mender Snout, a tinker Starveling, a tailor
The Fairies: Oberon, king of the fairies Titania, queen of the fairies
Puck, or Robin Goodfellow PeaseBlossom, Cobweb, Moth, Mustardseed, fairies Other fairies attending their King and Queen; and attendants on Theseus and Hippolyta's wedding.
Notes and helpful sources:
Shout out to one Mr. Miller for this sweet slide show. Click HERE. This guy knows his stuff!