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What is the emotion in the following scenes? Do any of the characters have accents (i.e. British, Irish...)? One sentence summary of the characters listed? These are the audition scenes for the school play and I'm just trying to figure out how to perform them best. Thanks :)

Theseus, Hippolyta, Egeus

Act 1, scene 1 lines 1 – 54 (pg. 7 – 11 Folger)

Begin: “Now, fair Hippolyta, our nuptial hour”

End: “Demetrius is a worthy gentleman.”

Hermia, Lysander

Act 1, scene 1 lines 130-182   (pg. 15 – 19 Folger)

Begin: “How now, my love? Why is your cheek so pale?”

End: “Keep promise, love.  Look, here comes Helena.”

Demetrius, Helena

Act 2, scene 1 lines 195-251 (pg. 47-51 Folger)

Begin: “I love thee not; therefore pursue me not.”

End: “To die upon the hand the hand I love so well.”

Bottom, Quince, Flute, Snout, Snug, Starveling

Act 1, scene 2 lines 1 -55 (pg 25 – 27 Folger)

Begin: “Is all our company here?”

End: “Well, proceed.”

Act 3, scene 1 lines 1-75 (pg. 69-73 Folger)

Begin: “Are we all met?”

End: “…according to his cue.”

Robin Goodfellow (“Puck”), Fairy

Act 2 scene 1 lines 1 – 61 (pg. (35 – 39 Folger)

Begin: “How now, spirit? Whither wander you?”

End: “And here my mistress. Would that he were gone!”

Oberon, Titania

Act 2, scene 2, lines 62-152(pg. 39 – 45 Folger)

Begin: “Ill met by moonlight, proud Titania.”

End: “Till I torment thee for this injury.”

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