A Midsummer Night’s Dream - Comic Tools

A Midsummer Night’s Dream - Comic Tools

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S1 E3: In his comedic plays, Shakespeare drew on the classical Roman model of comedy. In A Midsummer Night's Dream, see how he expands the form, using the archetypal plot devices of "blocked love," its resolution at either the altar or the grave, and the escape from urban life to the magical world of the forest.