A Midsummer Night's Dream

What is the significance of the fairies in the play- A midsummer nights dream?

What does Titania represent as a female? Can anyone help me?

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This is an interesting question. Titania is a strong female role. Although she is in love with Oberon she refuses to give him the Indian boy. They also spend much of the play apart. She is not really a symbol of feminism nor is she symbolic of feminine oppression. Oberon and Titania seem to share rule over the fairy kingdom and at times even seem to take on different "partners". Still, Titania takes her manipulation from Oberon (she falls in love with the creature Bottom) rather well. She is a fairy queen but, in the end, subservient to a man.