Magic In A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Magic is “the power of apparently influencing the course of events by using mysterious or supernatural forces.” In the play A Midsummer Night’s Dream written by William Shakespeare, magic plays an increasingly important role as the story goes on. Magic is the most important element in this play, and without magic,
Magic is a very important element of this play and helps to enhance the plot. The first glimpse of magic that is seen in this book, occurs in act two, scene one. Here, Oberon, king of the fairies, is talking to his hobgoblin, Puck. He asks Puck to retrieve a magical flower. This flower, which goes by the name of “love-in-idleness’ has the ability to make a man or woman “madly dote” on the next living creature they see. Oberon wants