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CLIP 8283

A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act 3 Scene 2 (pt 2/2)

A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act 3 Scene 2 (pt 2/2)
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Key Info
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act 3 Scene 2 (pt 2/2)
  • Duration: 04:35
  • An adaptation of Act 3 Scene 2 of William Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. It starts when Lysander says, 'stay gentle Helena' and ends when Helena says 'you see how simple and how fond I am.' The scene is set in an abandoned warehouse where Helena and Hermia insult each other and fight over Lysander and Demetrius. Accompanied by music and sound effects that are used at various points of tension throughout.
  • Subject:

    English

       Topic:

    Shakespeare: Comedies

  • Keywords: Comedy, Demetrius, insults, Lysander, stagecraft, Anna Friel, Clarence Smith, Simone Bendix, Wilbert Johnson, William Shakespeare
Ideas for use in class
  • To accompany the reading of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', to illustrate this important scene. A useful aid to discuss characterisation in any question that focuses on Helena, Hermia, Lysander, Demetrius or their complex relationships.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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