A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare

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Discuss the play-within-a-play in A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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In this play, a group of less-than-talented tradesmen puts on a dramatic version of the story of Pyramus and Thisbe, two lovers whose parents forbade them to marry. Just as Hermia's father, Theseus, refuses to allow her to marry her lover, Lysander, Pyramus and Thisbe are thwarted by their...

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