The soliloquies from A Midsummer Nights’ Dream below are extracts from the full modern A Midsummer Nights’ Dream ebook, along with a modern English translation. Reading through the original A Midsummer Nights’ Dream soliloquy followed by a modern version and should help you to understand what each A Midsummer Nights’ Dream soliloquy is about:

Full of vexation come I, with complaint (Spoken by Egeus, Act 1 Scene 1)

I am that merry wanderer of the night (Spoken by Puck, Act 2 Scene 1)

I know a bank where the wild thyme blows (Spoken by Oberon, Act 2 Scene 1)

My mistress with a monster is in love (Spoken by Portia, Act 4 Scene 1)


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