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A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Dramatic Conventions

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While playing Pyramus, what dramatic convention does Bottom break in the following lines?

No, I assure you, the wall is down that parted their fathers.
Will it please you to see the epilogue, or to hear a Bergomask dance between two of our company

A

He breaks character as Pyramus and speaks directly to the audience.

B

He assumes to much authority when he contradicts the Duke and talks back to him.

C

He assumes that the Duke and the young couples enjoyed his performance and offers more entertainment for them.

D

He forgets to take a bow with the other actors and jumps right into the follow-up entertainment.

E

He explains parts of the play that weren't seen on stage, but that the audience would already know, such as the wall coming down.