Category: Plays

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Analysis of Major Characters

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Leading Puck Although there is little character development in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and no true protagonist, critics generally point to Puck as the main character in the play. The cheeky, quick-witted sprite sets many events of the play in motion with its magic through two jokes to deliberate on the […]

Othello, The Moor of Venice Study Guide and Summary

Plot Summary:┬áBrief description of the plot of Othello, including important action. A good first step, before reading the original text. Characters: Review the role of each character in the drama, including the definition cite character and motivations of the main characters. Characters Analysis: Critical essay by influential Shakespeare scholar and commentator William Hazlitt, discussing all […]