A Midsummer Night's dream

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream One of the most essential parts of fictional writing is the ability to use figurative language and foreshadowing to demonstrate an ability to tell a story . Shakespeare used his poetic prowess to involve the reader in a story rich in both plot and imagery . In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare tells the narrative of a wide array of characters . In the second act of the play, Shakespeare introduces the fairy court and then tells of their argument over a small human boy . This part of the play is important because it introduces the characters of the queen and king . Shakespeare uses the lines 81-105 of the first scene of the act to create the animosity and background information behind the relationship between Oberon and Titania . Shakespeare uses his language to paint a picture of the many events in the past of both Titania and Oberon . He then draws parallels between the lands of the fairies, the royal court, and the commoners in the play . After the introduction of the human lovers in act 1, Shakespeare brings in the royal court of the fairy land . To preface the events to come, he brings up the past discrepancies between the feuding couple . The words of Titania in lines 81-105 tell of the past actions of Oberon as they pertain to the current issue
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This essay was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ENGL 160 taught by Professor Mack during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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