Summary of A midsummer night's dream

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Breve descrizione dei personaggi e della trama della famosa commedia:" sogno di una notte di mezza estate" in inglese (2 pagine formato doc)

This famous comedy of Shakespeare represents the history of 2 worlds; both hold in a common background: a beautiful one populated by Fairies, the other instead characterized by the crudeness of a group of rude craftsmen, by the plots of 4 lovers, and from the wedding of a duke, Theseus.
SUMMARY: The play opens as Theseus and his bride-to-be, Hippolyta, the queen of the Amazons, are discussing their upcoming marriage when Egeus, Demetrius, Lysander and Hermia enter. He hears Egeus' complaint that his daughter Hermia refuses to marry his chosen suitor, Demetrius, since she's in love with Lysander. Theseus declares Hermia must marry Demetrius, or choose between death or spend her life in a convent.
When Lysander and Hermia remain alone, in the scene enters Helena, that is really fall in love with Demetrius, and the 2 lovers explain to her that they would run away from Athens to marry the fallowing night. Then, in the house of Quince; Snug, Bottom, Flute, Snout, Starveling and him organize a play to be performed at Theseus' wedding, the craftsmen are deciding the parts.