Essay about A Midsummer Night ' s Dream and Actual Performance

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Core
Your response to each of the two parts should be approximately 250 words.
Part One –
Outline the role of your character.
Examine how he/she interacts with the rest of the group.

Puck, also known as Robin Goodfellow, is a character in William Shakespeare's play A Midsummer Night's Dream that was based on the ancient figure in English mythology, also called Puck. Puck is a clever, mischievous elf and is also the jester to Oberon, the fairy king. You could say he is quite a trouble maker and is always doing something wrong that everyone else has to fix. At times, Oberon sends Puck to fix his own mistakes but Puck just makes it a bigger problem.

Within the play, Puck does many different things such as being the first one who is introduces in the fairies’ story. He also creates a whole heap of drama by making the lovers fall in love with the wrong lovers. In this scene he cause a large amount of problems that had to me fixed by others. Puck also provides Nick Bottom with a donkey's head so that Titania will fall in love with a beast and forget her attachment to the little boy, allowing Oberon to take the child from her which he was successful in.

At the end of the play, Puck delivers a speech in which he addresses the audience directly, apologizing for anything that might have offended them and suggesting that they pretend it was a dream. 

Part Two –
Evaluate your own performance and that of your group. Do you feel you performed your role adequately? Why or why not? How did your group work as a team – both in preparations and in the actual performance?

I think I played my part in the play very well. Even though I stumbled on some words I didn’t hesitate and…