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Peter de Jersey (Oberon) and Mark Hadfield (Puck) in A Midsummer Nights Dream, Courtyard Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Peter de Jersey (Oberon) and Mark Hadfield (Puck) in A Midsummer Nights Dream, Courtyard Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

Loss of individual identity    Maurice Hunt, Chair of the English Department at Baylor University, writes of the blurring of the identities of fantasy and reality in the play that make possible "that pleasing, narcotic dreaminess associated with the fairies of the play".[10] By emphasising this theme even in the setting of the play, Shakespeare prepares the reader's mind to accept the fantastic reality of the fairy world and its magical happenings. This also seems to be the axis around which…

Loss of individual identity Maurice Hunt, Chair of the English Department at Baylor University, writes of the blurring of the identities of fantasy and reality in the play that make possible "that pleasing, narcotic dreaminess associated with the fairies of the play".[10] By emphasising this theme even in the setting of the play, Shakespeare prepares the reader's mind to accept the fantastic reality of the fairy world and its magical happenings. This also seems to be the axis around which…

Bottom's Donkey Head  2011 photos of A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Utah Shakespeare Festival

Bottom's Donkey Head 2011 photos of A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Utah Shakespeare Festival

Elijah Alexander (left) as Oberon and Kymberly Mellen as Titania in the Utah Shakespeare Festival's 2011 production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. (Copyright Utah Shakespeare Festival. Photo by Karl Hugh.)

Elijah Alexander (left) as Oberon and Kymberly Mellen as Titania in the Utah Shakespeare Festival's 2011 production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. (Copyright Utah Shakespeare Festival. Photo by Karl Hugh.)

Midsummer Nights Dream performed by the RSC at Stratford Upon Avon Peter de Jersey ( Oberon )

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Midsummer Nights Dream performed by the RSC at Stratford Upon Avon Peter de Jersey ( Oberon )

Imagine you're stolen from the human world and have been taken by the fairies. Who is your inner fairy, who are your true kind?

Who Is Your Inner Fairy?

Imagine you're stolen from the human world and have been taken by the fairies. Who is your inner fairy, who are your true kind?

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