The Tempest quotes

Here, Prospero promises to break his staff and give up his magic forever but immediately after delivering this speech, Prospero holds Alonso in a “charm” and later orders Ariel to make sure the seas are calm so the cast can…

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The Tempest

What year was The Tempest written? 1609 Romance An imaginative story in prose/poetry, where the plot is the most important element What is the setting of The Tempest? The age of exploration/colonization; 17th century Elizabeth Era Each person occupied a…

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The Tempest: Act Two

Where does Act Two take place? another part of the island What are the attitudes f the characters in the opening lines of 2.1? they are happy to be alive When Sebastian tells Antonio “He receives comfort like cold porridge[,]”…

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The Tempest OVERVIEW

When was the Tempest written? 1611 How old was Shakespeare when he wrote the The Tempest? 47 When did Shakespeare die? 1617 Who was monarch at the time? James I of England What event possibly inspired the play? In 1609,…

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The Tempest – Magic/Illusion Quotes

The Tempest Title foreshadows chaos and disarray of the play. Not by Mother Nature but Prospero. Unnatural. Seen as just in Prospero’s eyes “pluck my magic garment from me” Act 1 Scene 2 – Physical part of his being? Can’t…

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FINAL: The Tempest Act 3-5

who is involved in the plot to kill Prospero Caliban convinced Stephano and Trinculo to agree to kill P what does Caliban want Stephano and Trinculo to do BEFORE the kill P get the books then kill him what do…

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