Love in a Midsummer Night's Dream: Theme & Analysis


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In A Midsummer Night's Dream, how did Theseus come to win the love of Hippolyta?

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1. Why can't Hermia marry Lysander in the beginning of in A Midsummer Night's Dream?

2. In A Midsummer Night's Dream, whose love is unrequited?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet/quiz will help you determine what you know about love in A Midsummer Night's Dream. You'll be quizzed on study topics like how Hippolyta's love was won by one of the characters in the play and the reason one of the couples can't get married.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on these topics:

  • Character who experiences unrequited love
  • Reason the love-drops are placed in Titania's eyes
  • Couple in the play who seem to truly love each other

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on love in A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding one of the couples' inability to marry each other and why that is
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about unrequited love, the love-drops for Titania and how Hippolyta's love was won

Additional Learning

For more on the subject, consider the accompanying lesson called Love in A Midsummer Night's Dream: Theme & Analysis. You'll be covering these areas of study:

  • Theseus' role in the play
  • Forbidden love as a theme in the play
  • Thisbe and Pyramus as star-crossed lovers
  • The reason Oberon is jealous of his lover
  • False love in the play