A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare

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How did shakespeare come up with the idea for a Midsummer Night's Dream? what year did shakespeare write a midsummer night's dream?

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Most scholars think the play was written in 1595 or 1596, to answer the second part of your question.

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Most scholars believe that Shakespeare wrote A Midsummer Night's Dream as a light entertainment to accompany a marriage celebration; and while the identity of the historical...

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He had come up with the idea for the book "A Midsummer Night's Dream" when he had witnessed an aristocratic wedding, with Queen Elizabeth I as the audience. To answer the second question, the play was written around the years of 1595-1596, when he was around the ages of 31-32 years old, most probably the same period as Romeo and Juliet, another tragic love story.

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