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The Ultimate Guide to Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare

The World of William Shakespeare and details of his biography have fascinated people for centuries. William Shakespeare lived for 52 years. In just 23 years, between approximately 1590 and 1613, he is attributed with writing 38 plays, Famous Shakespearean sonnets and 5 other poems.

He is the most widely read of all Authors and the popularity of the life and works of Shakespeare, in English speaking countries, is second only to the Bible. It is therefore no surprise that the work of Shakespeare sparks so much interest. Many people still use words of William Shakespeare, the Great Bard of Stratford upon Avon, in everyday life.

This book contains information on Shakespeare’s life biography; his parents, children, siblings, career even his death! A timeline has been included with information from Shakespeare’s ancestors through to his death.

The full text of his famous play - Measure for Measure has been included as well as a summary of the play, facts and famous quotes.

The book contains the following sections which can be accessed from the table of contents, extremely easy to navigate:

Summary of Play
Play Script - Act I
Play Script - Act II
Play Script - Act III
Play Script - Act IV
Play Script - Act V
Measure for Measure – Facts & Information
Measure for Measure Quotes
William Shakespeare Timeline
Who were the Ancestors of William Shakespeare?
John Shakespeare
Mary Arden
What was the religion of the Shakespeare Family?
When & Where was William Shakespeare born?
How many Brothers and Sisters did William Shakespeare have?
The Education of William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare - The Lost Years
Marriage of William Shakespeare to Anne Hathaway
William Shakespeare – His Children
William Shakespeare - Actor
William Shakespeare - Upstart Crow
William Shakespeare - Playwright
William Shakespeare - Poems
William Shakespeare - Sonnets
Publication of William Shakespeare Plays
Performances of William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare in London
Friends and Contempories of William
Bubonic Plague and Shakespeare
Shakespeare - Chamberlains men and Kings men
Shakespeare Coat-of-Arms
Public plays banned in City of London
Shakespeare and Stratford-upon-Avon
Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre
William Shakespeare and Elizabethan Politics
Shakespeare and the Blackfriars Theatre
The Retirement of William Shakespeare
Globe Theatre Fire
William Shakespeare Last Will and Testament
The Death of William Shakespeare
Shakespeare - Top 10 Facts
Rumors and Facts about Shakespeare
The Comedy Themed Plays
The Tragedy Themed Plays
The History Themed Plays
First Folio
The Martin Droeshout Engraving
Shakespeare Quarto Text
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A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act 2, Scenes 1 & 2

A Midsummer Night's Dream Act 2 Summary

Robin Goodfellow, also called Puck, meets with a fairy who serves Queen Titania. She tells him that Titania is coming to the woods outside of Athens that night. Puck informs the fairy that it would be better if Titania and his master, Oberon , did not meet since they only quarrel when they do so. Seconds later both Oberon and Titania arrive onstage, both accompanied by their respective fairy followers. Immediately they begin an argument, with both of them accusing each other of infidelity and jealousy.

In the forest, two fairies, one a servant of Titania, the other a servant of Oberon, meet by chance in a glade. Titania, he says, has taken a little Indian prince as her attendant, and the boy is so beautiful that Oberon wishes to make him his knight. Titania, however, refuses to give the boy up. Puck admits his identity and describes some of the tricks he plays on mortals. The two are interrupted when Oberon enters from one side of the glade, followed by a train of attendants.

A summary of Act II, scene i in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of A Midsummer Night's Dream and what it means. Take the Act 2, scene 1 Quick Quiz. 1 2.
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All rights reserved. Afterwards, her attendants can go back to their fairy work and disappear. Oberon slips in and manages to get the pansy juice onto Titania eyes before running off. Lysander and Hermia come tripping in after Oberon exits. They're lost so they decide to stop for the night and rest. Lysander wants to sleep close to Hermia but she tells him to back off because they're not married yet.

This takes place in a wood near Athens. Puck appears and talks with a fairy. The fairy is doing favors for the queen Titania. Puck warns him the King, Oberon is in a foul mood because Titania stole an Indian boy who Oberon wanted for himself. Both fairies notice Oberon coming as well as Titania.

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