Why is there a fifth act in A Midsummer Night's Dream?
A good question. When asking the "why" question, sometimes it is useful to ask it directly, but sometimes we get more/better answers by asking things like, "What purpose does the fifth act serve?"
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There has always been 5 acts to Shakespeare's plays in general. For example, Romeo and Juliet has five acts. The fifth act is called the resolution or denouement.
This is the conclusion to the overall story.
So in "A Midsummer Nights Dream", the fifth act is the ending or conclusion.