What was bottoms dream about?
At the end of Act IV, Scene 1, the awaking weaver Bottom says : “I have had a dream, past the wit of man to. say what dream it was: man is but an ass, if he go. about to expound this dream.
Why is Nick Bottom funny?
The humor surrounding Bottom often stems from the fact that he is totally unaware of his own ridiculousness; his speeches are overdramatic and self-aggrandizing, and he seems to believe that everyone takes him as seriously as he does himself.
Why didn’t flute want to play the part of a woman in the play that was arranged for the wedding of the Duke?
Flute, the bellows mender, is assigned the role of the heroine, Thisbe. Not happy to play a female role because he wants to let his beard grow, Flute is pleased to learn that he can wear a mask for the performance so he won’t need to shave. Snug, the joiner, is cast in the role of the lion.
When had my pleasure taunted her?
When I had at my pleasure taunted her And she in mild terms begged my patience, 55 I then did ask of her her changeling child, Which straight she gave me and her fairy sent To bear him to my bower in Fairyland. And now I have the boy, I will undo This hateful imperfection of her eyes.
Who said all that I have to say is to tell you that the lantern is the moon?
Demetrius, in Love with Hermia : Proceed, Moon. Starveling – the Tailor : [sighs, then speaks very quickly] All that I have to say, is, to tell you that the lantern is the moon; I, the man in the moon; this thorn-bush, my thorn-bush; and this dog, my dog.
What does I am your spaniel mean?
Helena tells Demetrius, “I am your spaniel.” What does she mean by this? Is this the best approach to win back a former lover? Explain your answer. She means that she will love him even if he hurts her and she wants to just be allowed to follow him. No, Demetrius becomes annoyed that she won’t leave him alone.
Why can’t Lysander and Hermia get married?
The problem is that Hermia is in love, but not with Demetrius. She loves Lysander. When Hermia is given the choice of marriage to Demetrius, life without men, or death, she picks none of the above. Instead, she and Lysander hatch a plan to elope and be free of Athenian law and free to be with each other.
Is Bottom a narcissist?
Personality… self-important, loud, and dramatic. Nick Bottom is a bit of a narcissist who believes that the most beautiful women in the world are capable of falling in love with him. All of this makes it very difficult for the quiet, nervous director, Peter Quince, to work with him.