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A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Interpretation of Pun

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"It shall be call'd 'Bottom's Dream,' because it hath no bottom;"

Which of the following answer choices are a possible interpretation of the pun above?

I. It could be a reference to Bottom's name because he isn't really in the dream as himself.

II. It could be a reference to a bottom, or foundation, of something and since this dream doesn't really have a foundation or basis in reality, it has no bottom.

III. It could reference the the fact that Bottom's head was turned into that of an ass, which is another word for a person's bottom.

IV. It could reference that the dream is difficult to understand, which means you might never be able to get to the bottom of it or derive its meaning.

A

I, II, and III.

B

I and III.

C

II, III, and IV.

D

I and IV.

E

I, II, and IV.