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What is the dramatic purpose of the Fairy King and Queen mentioning the mortal king and queen, Theseus and Hippolyta?
To give a reason for the initial conflict between Titania and Oberon: infidelity.
To show a connection between the two royal couples so that each setting has its nobles.
To explain the final blessing that Oberon gives the lovers in the final act.
To give a reason for Titania's refusal to give Oberon the Indian boy as a page.
To show the connection between the mortals and the fairies: the natural with the supernatural.