Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream - midsummer* and bottom

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Nick Bottom is a character in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream who provides comic relief throughout the play. A weaver by trade, he is famously.

Whereas Puck's humor is often mischievous and subtle, the comedy surrounding the overconfident weaver Nick Bottom is hilariously overt. The central figure in.

Bottom is a weaver and one of the Athenian craftsmen who are referred to as "the Mechanicals." (These are the working-class guys slated to perform the play Pyramus and Thisbe for Theseus's wedding entertainment.) During play rehearsal, Bottom's head is transformed (by Puck) into.