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A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Anachronism

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An anachronism is the attribution of a custom, event, person, or object to a time period in which it doesn't belong.

Which of the following is NOT an anachronism from the play?

A

Good morrow, friends, / Saint Valentine is past: / Begin these wood birds but to couple now? (4.1.135)

B

The presence of English fairies in combination with Hippolyta and Theseus.

C

Athenian Mechanicals that resemble English peasants.

D

Egeus' treatment of his daughter.

E

Celebrating the rite of May in ancient Athens.