A Midsummer Night's Dream
'A Midsummer Night's Dream' Summary
A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy written by William Shakespeare c. 1595 or 1596. The play is set in Athens, and consists of several subplots that revolve around the marriage of Theseus and Hippolyta.
A Midsummer Night's Dream is an engaging and fast-paced read, if not a bit frustrating at times. Contrary to popular belief, Shakespeare didn't use "Old Elizabethan English", and actually wrote in the same modern english that we use today.
He invented over 3,000 words and made great contributions to our world. This play is one of his greatest creations, filled with humor, magic, intrigue, and love.
William Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564, in Stratford-upon-Avon. The son of John Shakespeare and Mary Arden, he was probably educated at the King Edward VI Grammar School in Stratford, where he...More on William Shakespeare
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