Introduce students at any level to A Midsummer Night's Dream with the Prestwick House Side by Sides edition, a comprehensive student edition that presents the original play in its entirety on the left-hand page and a modernized rendition on the right.
Shakespeare can be tough for students to read, so the modernized version presented in this Side by Sides edition helps students comprehend the action of the play. Once students understand what's happening and what characters are saying to one another, they can turn to the original text on the left-hand page to perform a more thorough critical analysis.
As students read A Midsummer Night's Dream, they will enjoy the suspenseful plot, thrilling twists, deep emotions, and skilled character development of the original work without feeling overwhelmed by Shakespeare's sometimes daunting language. No matter what their grade level, your students will gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of what makes Shakespeare s work so great.