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Midsummer Night's Dream, A

     
Midsummer Night's Dream, A
a humorous play by William Shakespeare in which Oberon, the king of the fairies, puts a magic spell on Titania, his queen, while she is sleeping, so that she falls in love with the first creature she sees when she awakes. This is Bottom, a weaver who has been given the head of a donkey by Oberon's servant, Puck, who has magic powers. It is one of Shakespeare's most popular plays, and it is often performed outdoors in the summer.

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