A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare

A Midsummer Night's Dream

William Shakespeare

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fiction classics historical play adventurous medium-paced

157 pages | first published 1595

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In A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare stages the workings of love. Theseus and Hippolyta, about to marry, are figures from mythology. In the woods outside Theseus's Athens, two young men and two young women sort themselves out into couples--bu...
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Summary of 20828 reviews

Moods

funny 86%
lighthearted 77%
adventurous 44%
mysterious 16%
relaxing 14%
challenging 11%
emotional 7%
hopeful 5%
reflective 5%
inspiring 3%
dark 1%
tense 1%

Pace

fast 52%
medium 41%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 43% | A mix: 33% | Character: 22% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

No: 46% | It's complicated: 24% | Yes: 24% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 18% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 56% | Yes: 18% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 49% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

3.87

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