Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream: Character Analysis, Overview Video


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In A Midsummer Night's Dream, Nick Bottom displays this character trait:

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1. In A Midsummer Night's Dream, Bottom is transformed into a:

2. In A Midsummer Night's Dream, Bottom temporarily becomes the love interest of an enchanted:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These interactive learning assessments will quiz you on the character Nick Bottom from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. You'll be asked questions about his character traits as well as his role in the play.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will quiz you on the following:

  • Nick Bottom's character traits
  • How Nick Bottom's character creates humor in the play
  • Nick Bottom's character interactions
  • How Bottom believes his acting will affect his audience
  • Nick Bottom's transformation

Skills Practiced

These learning assessments will test you on the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - define Nick Bottom's character traits and role in A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about A Midsummer Night's Dream to answer questions about Nick Bottom
  • Making connections - identify the comedic devices Shakespeare used in his plays and how Bottom's character traits create comedic situations

Additional Learning

To learn more about Nick Bottom, watch the accompanying lesson on Nick Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream. The lesson covers the following concepts:

  • Assess why Nick Bottom is named 'Bottom the Ridiculous'
  • Learn about why Nick Bottom's overconfidence is a source of humor in the play
  • Understand why audiences may relate to Bottom's character
  • Summarize Bottom's scenes from the play