A Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakespeare on the Double!) : In this light-hearted comedy, some characters are heavy-hearted due to love's trials and tribulations. An elopement, a betrayal, narrowly averted fights, powerful love potions, and mischievous fairies contribute to the chaos, and much of the action takes place in a magical forest. With this moder, easy-to-understand translation, you won't lose any sleep struggling to decipher A Midsummer Night's Dream. Special aids make following the action and grasping the meaning a snap: A brief synopsis of the plot and action. A comprehensive character list that describes the characteristics, motivations, and actions of each major player. A visual character map that shows the relationships of major characters. A cycle-of-love graphic that helps you follow who loves whom. Reflective questions that help you understand the themes of the play.