A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Meme & Poster Download


What Others Think

Some of these memes, or whatever you call them, are mildly amusing, but I didn't laugh out loud once. If you're interested in laughter, "prepare for mirth, for mirth becomes a feast" when watching my comedies, especially A Midsummer Night's Dream.

—William Shakespeare

Literature Disguised as Fun

These are the posters and memes from A Midsummer Night’s Dream in full color (if the original is color). The PDF download also includes a portrait of Shakespeare and blank memes that your students can get creative with.

These can be printed* for your classroom or for your homeschooled students. See below for what’s included.

*The download can be used to print memes and posters for a single classroom or one household.

What’s Included:

Art Used

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Bottom the Weaver and Titania George Cruickshank, oil on fiberboard | 1845 Princeton University Art Museum Daderot, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons {{PD-US-expired}}
  • Portrait of William Shakespeare Attributed to John Taylor (1585–1651) oil on canvas | 17.2” x 21.7” | 1610 Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
  • First Folio Miami U. Libraries – Digital Collections, No restrictions, via Wikimedia Commons
  • The Love Letter Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732–1806) oil on canvas | 26 3/8” x 32 3/4” | early 1770s Metropolitan Museum of Art The Jules Bache Collection, 1949 Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication {{PD-US-expired}}
  • Love and Death Calcedonio Reina (1842-1911) oil on canvas | 149 cm x 119 cm | 1881 {{PD-US-expired}}
  • Der Liebesbrief (The Love Letter) Gustave Léonard de Jonghe (1829–1893) oil on wood | 1867 {{PD-US-expired}}
  • Bulls Fighting George Stubbs (1724-1806) oil on panel | 32.5” x 24.25” | 1786 Yale Center for British Art Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
  • Netherlandish Proverbs Alternative title: The Blue Cloak, The Topsy Turvy World Pieter Brueghel the Elder (1526/1530–1569) oak wood | 64.1” x 46” | 1559 Pieter Brueghel the Elder, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons {{PD-US-expired}}
  • A painting of Puck (detail) Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) Arthur Rackham, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons {{PD-US-expired}}