In what ways does Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night’s Dream question the relationship between reality and illusion?
The key point at which Shakespeare openly calls into question the relationship between reality and illusion in A Midsummer's Night Dream is in Puck's speech in act 5, scene 1.Here, he gives the audience the choice between whether or not to accept the play as real or a dream. He says:
If we shadows have offended,Think but this, and all is mended—That you have but slumbered hereWhile these visions did appear.And this weak and idle theme,No more yielding but a dream . . .
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