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Plot in A Midsummer Night's Dream
Plot Examples in A Midsummer Night's Dream:
Act III - Scene II
"When thou wakest, Thou takest True delight..." See in text (Act III - Scene II)
Puck adheres to Oberon’s wishes and uses his magic to make sure that love between the four humans is in balance. Puck’s supernatural trickery further reveals itself here as he is able to speak as any character and make them fall asleep. Notice though, that rather than removing the effects of the love potion on Lysander himself, Oberon has Puck use the love potion again. This ensures that the love will happen rather than leaving anything up to chance, which further underscores Oberon’s role as playwright because of his preference for using plot devices like the love potion.