'A Midsummer Night's' Dream Quiz

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A midsummer night's dream
Edwin Henry Landseer [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
1. Which character represents the forces of disorder most?
2. The play’s emphasis on eyes does all of the below except:
3. Judging from the themes of the rest of the play, why might Shakespeare have chosen the setting for the play to be in the city of Athens and the forest surrounding it?
4. How are Helena and Hermia similar?
5. Why might Shakespeare have opened the play with Egeus’ complaint against Hermia?
6. The play-within-a-play literary device achieves all of the above EXCEPT…
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