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The Tempest

The Tempest figurative language

Similie “Then all afire with me, the king’s son, Ferdinand, with hair up-staring” Metaphor “The winds sing it to me, and the thunder, that deep and dreadful organ-pipe pronnounce’d the name of Prospero; it did base my trespass” Hyperbole “Your…

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The Tempest

Whom does Caliban mistake for one of Prospero’s spirits sent to torment him? Trinculo What was Prospero’s title before his position was usurped and he was forced to flee Italy? Duke of Milan From which country is Alonso’s ship returning…

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The Tempest Vocab. Words ( Act III)

Baseness Definition: (n.) lack of moral principals Synonym: rudenessAntonym: morality Sentence: Rejecting any baseness, it seemed to her that she stood in some brightness Billow Definition: (n.) a large undulating mass of something Synonym: swellAntonym: little Sentence: Clouds of smoke…

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‘The Tempest’ different productions/critical opinions

“Une Tempête” (1969) by Aimé Césaire This post-colonial interpretation of the play looked at different actions taken by the oppressed against their repressors (specifically looking at the treatment of African Americans). Caliban responds through violence, like Malcolm X, and Ariel…

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Act two of The Tempest

Why is Alonso feeling depressed and sad? Alonso is grieving the supposed loss of his son Ferdinand. How do Antonio and Sebastian react to Alonso’s depressed mood? Sebastian and Antonio are rude and insensitive to Alonso. How does Adrian feel…

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The Tempest – Act 5 Quotes

Ariel Mine would, sir, were I human. Prospero The rarer action is / In virtue than in vengeance. Prospero Ye elves of hills, brooks, standing lakes and groves / And ye that on the sands with printless foot / Do…

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The Tempest

Prospero Sorcerer and rightful duke of Milan Miranda Prospero’s daughter; inexperienced with normal life and people; love interest is Ferdinand Ariel Prospero’s spirit helper; Rescued by Prospero from a long imprisonment at the hands of the witch Sycorax; Ariel is…

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The Tempest

Act 1. Scene 1. Line 366 – 388. You taught me language, and my profit on’tIs i know hot to curse. The red plague rid youFor larning me your language! Act 3 Scene 1. Lines 1 – 7. There be…

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The Tempest – Prospero

Arguably plays the most significant role in the play… – controls the fate of all other characters – his name means ‘fortunate’ or ‘prosperous’ Lost his Dukedom because… he failed to recognise his brother’s ambition and because he neglected his…

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