A Comparison on Acts between Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Shakespeare does interesting things with his texts and when you really look into them, it’s crazy how similarly they can be compared. The acts tend to play out in almost the same format if you comprehend them enough. Shakespeare does this in a very clever way which makes up one of the reasons why he is so amazing and so known. The two plays that are relatively close are Romeo and Juliet, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The first three acts are of parallel structure. In Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, in the first act of both plays they are similar by there being many different love mix-ups, in the second acts how now the two lovers are together and are on the path for their wedding, and in the third acts the love is mixed up and chaos breaks loose.

To start off, in the plays Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, they compare close in the first acts of the play by there being many different love mix-ups. Romeo is head over heels in love with Rosaline, but in a split second falls in love with Juliet. Love gets even more confusing when in the other play, Helen…

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