A Midsummer Night's Dream Characters

Character List

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Theseus

the Duke of Athens.

Hippolyta

the Queen of the Amazons and betrothed to Theseus.

Philostrate

the Master of the Revels to Theseus.

Egeus

the father of Hermia.

Hermia

the daughter of Egeus and in love with Lysander.

Lysander

the man loved by Hermia.

Demetrius

a suitor to Hermia.

Helena

a close friend of Hermia and in love with Demetrius.

Oberon

King of the Fairies.

Titania

the wife of Oberon and the Queen of the Fairies.

Robin Goodfellow, a puck

a mischievous fairy who causes much of the confusion in the play.

Peaseblossom

a fairy.

Cobweb

a fairy.

Mote

a fairy.

Mustardseed

a fairy.

Peter Quince

a carpenter and one of the artisans.

Nick Bottom

a weaver who is transformed into an ass by Puck.

Francis Flute

a bellows-mender and one of the artisans.

Tom Snout

a tinker and one of the artisans.

Snug

a joiner.

Robin Starveling

a tailor.

Other lords and fairies