A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Students, choose one of the writing prompts below to reflect on. One extremely well-written paragraph (letter format prompt 1) which includes opening and concluding sentences and lots of details. What you write should include facts from the play and reflect upon what you know about the story so far.
1. Imagine that you live in Athens at the time this play occurs. Write a letter to Duke Theseus stating your opinion of the law that gives fathers the power of life and death over their children.
2. Write an advice to the lovelorn column in which you suggest solutions to the problems of Oberon and Titania or Helena and Demetrius.
3. Imagine you are Quince and write a journal entry describing your troupe’s rehearsal in the woods.