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Facts in A Midsummer Night's Dream

Facts Examples in A Midsummer Night's Dream:

Act III - Scene II

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"Or russet-pated choughs..."   (Act III - Scene II)

“Russet-pated” is a term that means reddish brown or red-haired. A chough is a bird of the crow family, often formerly referring to any of the small chattering birds, especially the Jackdaw.

"high Taurus' snow..."   (Act III - Scene II)

The Taurus Mountain range is located in Asia Minor, or today’s southern Turkey. The range is noted for its high peaks which are covered in snow year round. Since the mountains are so high and eternally white, Demetrius invokes them to emphasize Helena’s purity and virtue, like the snow on the mountains.

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