A Midsummer Night's Dream

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare is a fantastic classic for any reader. The supernatural element is delightful and intriguing. The characters are funny and relatable without being obnoxious. There is a reason why Shakespeare's works have been around for so long. This edition by HarperTeen is easily readable for teens and is a great addition to any literary collection.

The extras in the back of the book featuring the entries written by people and invites readers to becomes creative with the text. Encouraging this type of engagement with the text convinces teens and adults that they can be creative to and will enhance their readership and writing skills. This book is perfectly lovely, and a must-read for any literature lover.


Book Blurb for A Midsummer Night's Dream

The course of true love never did run smooth.

Demetrius and Lysander love Hermia. Hermia loves Lysander, but is betrothed to Demetrius-much to her dismay. And no one loves Helena, though her heart belongs to Demetrius. It seems that love could never be so complicated!

When Hermia and Lysander escape through the forest to elope, Demetrius chases them-and Helena chases him. With the magic of the forest bewitching the hand of fate, perhaps their dreams of love will come true. . . .

Beautifully presented for a modern teen audience with both the original play and prose retellings selected from the Your Midsummer Night's Dream writing contest on inkpop.com, this is the must-have edition of William Shakespeare's timeless classic.


Night Owl Reviews Dec, 2011 4.25