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by William Shakespeare

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Act II of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream introduces us to the world of fairies. What are some similarities and differences of their world compared to that of ours?

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The world of the fairies in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream is one full of magic and ruled by queen and king Titania and Oberon. Our world is full of a different kind of magic that we call technology. Each nation is ruled by some form of government, but in the fairies' world, if Titania and Oberon are fighting, the world around them fluxuates as well. Puck and another Fairy discuss how upside-down their world has been since the queen and King argued over what to do with the little boy in Tatania's care. However, in our world, if the president order the weather to create rain or wind, he couldn't do it.

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