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A Midsummer Night's Dream analysis

A Midsummer Night's Dream analysis | Allison Horns' a midsummer night's dream | Scoop.it
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Criticism 

This analysis talks about what is nature and how it applies to to the play and the outside world as well as what certain parts of the play mean for example the herb being ambiguity.

Auden, W. H. "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Bloom's Literature. Facts On File, Inc. Web. 25 Feb. 2014 <http://www.fofweb.com/activelink2.asp?ItemID=WE54&WID=103230&SID=5&iPin=MCIMS008&SingleRecord=True>.

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An Introduction to Shakespearean London Theatres - YouTube

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During Queen Elizabeth's reign theatres became more organized and became more respectable.  Large walls were built around the theatre so that only paying customers could watch the play. 

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ShaLT project " An Introduction to Shakespearean London Theatres" Online Video Clip.  youtube. youtube. 16 Aug 2013. web. 12 Feb 2014.

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Titania

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SOURSE ARTICLE

The character Titania is derived from the moon goddess Pheobe or Diana. Shakespeare changed this character  so that she would be a  combanation of Titans daughters  being a maternal figure she can see the state of the world and she has power over the seas. 

 

Findlay, Alison. "Titania." Women In Shakespeare (2010): 397-398. Literary Reference Center. Web. 3 Feb. 2014.

 

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All the World's a Stage

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HISTORICAL ARTICLE 

 Before the reign of Elizabeth most theatre was considered vulgar and begging. Women were not allowed onstage so all of the female parts were played by men. It was only when queen Elizabeth's reign started that theaters where publicly acceptable.

 

 

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Macbeth in Steam Punk

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PICTURE

Shakespeare's plays are written in such a way that even in modern days they can be interpenetrated in many different ways, for instance this interpretation of the "Scottish Play" where it is done in steam punk.

 

Manahan, Elise. "Macbeth Get's a Modern 'steampunk' Twist at Shakespeare on the Mount" Photo. valleybreeze.com 10 July. 2013. 12 Feb. 2014

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