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Course Hero Literature Instructor Russell Jaffe explains the main characters in William Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream.
|Puck||The fairy Puck, also known as Robin Goodfellow, is Oberon's mischievous servant. Read More|
|Bottom||Overconfident and oblivious Nick Bottom, a weaver, is one of the "rude mechanicals" and plays Pyramus in the play-within-a-play. Read More|
|Helena||Helena, a young Athenian woman, loves Demetrius, who loves Hermia. Read More|
|Hermia||Hermia, a young Athenian woman, wants to marry Lysander, but her father (Egeus) demands she marry Demetrius instead. Read More|
|Titania||Titania, queen of the fairies, is Oberon's wife. Read More|
|Oberon||Oberon, king of the fairies, is Titania's husband. Read More|
|Cobweb||Cobweb is one of Titania's fairy servants.|
|Demetrius||Demetrius is a young Athenian man who was once in love with Helena but now wants to marry Hermia.|
|Egeus||Egeus is Hermia's father. He demands she marry Demetrius.|
|Francis Flute||Flute, a bellows-mender, plays Thisbe in the play-within-a-play.|
|Hippolyta||The queen of the Amazons, Hippolyta is recently bested in battle by Theseus and is now engaged to him.|
|Lysander||Lysander is a young Athenian man in love with Hermia, who loves him back.|
|Mote||Mote (in some versions called Moth) is one of Titania's fairy servants.|
|Mustardseed||Mustardseed is one of Titania's fairy servants.|
|Peaseblossom||Peaseblossom is one of Titania's fairy servants.|
|Philostrate||Philostrate must choose the entertainment for Theseus and Hippolyta's wedding festivities.|
|Peter Quince||Quince is a carpenter who wrote the play based on the tale of Pyramus and Thisbe.|
|Tom Snout||Snout, a tinker, plays Wall in the play-within-a-play.|
|Snug||Snug is a joiner who plays the lion in the play-within-a-play.|
|Robin Starveling||Starveling, a tailor, plays Moonshine in the play-within-a-play.|
|Theseus||Theseus is the duke of Athens whose upcoming wedding to Hippolyta provides the time frame of the play.|