Proceedings of the 2022 International Conference on Comprehensive Art and Cultural Communication (CACC 2022)

Analysis of the Image of the Queens in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Authors
Qingyu Xiao1, *
1Communication University of Shanxi, Jinzhong of Shanxi province, 030619, China
*Corresponding author. Email: 1716008353@qq.com
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Qingyu Xiao
Available Online 14 May 2022.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220502.036How to use a DOI?
Keywords
A midsummer night’s dream; Feminism; Shakespeare; Theater
Abstract

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of Shakespeare’s most famous comedies. The work revolves around the love story of Hermia and Lassander, who meet a series of bizarre events when they elope into the woods to rebel against the marriage Hermia’s father has arranged for Hermia. In this play, the female characters play a very important role in the story. In particular, the two queenly figures that appear in the play, characters who appear as female rulers, are important breakthroughs in the analysis of the work, the author herself and the social attitudes towards women at the time. Many scholars have previously analyzed Midsummer Night’s Dream and its female characters, but the role of the queens is still one of the few. Most of these analyses have focused on Titania, but less on the other queen of the work. This essay will analyze Shakespeare’s and sixteenth-century England’s view of women through an analysis and comparison of the personalities and commonalities of the two queens. Through the analysis and comparison of their endings, the disembodied role of the queen and the status of women in sixteenth-century England will be analyzed about the second nature of Beauvoir and the historical material.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 2022 International Conference on Comprehensive Art and Cultural Communication (CACC 2022)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
14 May 2022
ISBN
978-94-6239-576-3
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.220502.036How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2022 The Authors. Published by Atlantis Press SARL.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC 4.0 license.

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