CliffsNotes on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

CliffsNotes on Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

by Karin Jacobson, CliffsNotes, William Shakespeare
     
 

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature.

In CliffsNotes on A Midsummer Night's Dream, you dig into Shakespeare's entertaining story of young lovers as they're toyed with by mischievous forest sprites.

Shakespeare claimed to have written this romantic comedy to show that "love

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Overview

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into critical elements and ideas within classic works of literature.

In CliffsNotes on A Midsummer Night's Dream, you dig into Shakespeare's entertaining story of young lovers as they're toyed with by mischievous forest sprites.

Shakespeare claimed to have written this romantic comedy to show that "love hath no law but its own." This study guide follows the action from scene to scene with commentaries that bring sense to the entertaining play, which is neither realistic nor tragic. Other features that help you figure out this important work include

  • Life and background of the author
  • Introduction to and synopsis of the play
  • Analyses of all the characters and a character map
  • Summaries of each of the five acts
  • A review section that tests your knowledge and suggests essay topics

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764586729
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Series:
Cliffs Notes Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

KARIN JACOBSON received her Ph.D. in English from Ohio State University and is currently an Assistant Professor of English and Composition at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.

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