Puck and bottom both have important roles in a midsummer night's dream, because both of them advance the plot and underscore the themes although bottom is mortal and puck is not, there are. The biggest difference between puck and bottom can be seen in their levels of worldly intelligence puck very rightly turns bottom's head into the head of the proverbial ass because bottom is. Bottom's comfort in the fairy world is similar to the way he happily performs for the court while being oblivious to their mockery although he doesn't know it, bottom, a weaver by trade, manages to weave or fuse together the fairy realm and the human worlds of the tradesmen and nobility.
Puck is the mischievous sprite who serves oberon, the fairy king in elizabethan folklore, puck (aka robin goodfellow) is a household sprite who, depending on his mood, plays annoying tricks on people or helps them out with their chores this explains why shakespeare's puck brags to us about all.
Bottom in william shakespeare's a midsummer night's dream 'a midsummer nights dream' is one of shakespeare's most popular plays it was written in 1595 so was one of his earlier plays nick bottom is one of the main characters in the play and is easily the funniest and most well loved.
This lesson will focus on the characters of puck and bottom in a midsummer night's dream puck, a mischievous spirit the character of puck, or robin goodfellow, is one of shakespeare's most memorable.
Puck is one of shakespeare's most enjoyable charactersin a midsummer night's dream puck is a mischievous sprite and oberon's servant and jester puck is perhaps the play's most adorable character and stands out from the other fairies that drift through the play. 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 known for getting his head transformed into that of a donkey by the elusive puck.