The tempest colonial quotes

Prosperos power over ariel- sets him free It was mine art when i arrived that made gape the pine and let thee out
Sean McEvoy He who ultimately persuades Prospero that the rarer action is in virtue than in vengeance
Prosperos behaviour over ariel like sycorax If thou more murmrst/ will rend an oak and peg thee in his knotty entrails till/ thou hast howled away twelve winters
Prosperos power of the oak, stronger than gods power? Rifted joves stout oak/with his own bolt
Thomas McFarland 1972 Prospero by his ability to control the elements… Is invested with the power of a god… The perfect island does exist and God… Exists there also
Ariels compassion towards gonzalo and humanity “Tears run down his beard/ like winters drops/ from eaves of reeds”
Prospero admits he should look upon his enemies with more mercy “The rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance”
Prospero convinced by ariels humanity-power over prospero Dost thou think so spirit?
Ariel Prospero’s time keeper “Tis past the sixth hour my lord, by which time my lord, you said our work should cease””Past the mid season”
Neil Bowen suggests power of boatswain over monarchy on ship “Hence…to cabin. Silence.” “What cares these rosters for the name of the King?”
Neil Bowen Suggests that monarchy is not natural or God given… an unnatural construct
Caliban’s naivety and will to serve Stefano? “I’ll show thee every inch o the island/ and I will kiss thy foot. I prithee be my god”
Stefanos ‘gift’ of language to Caliban? “Open your mouth;here is that which will give language to you”
Calibans beauty in language “Be not afeard for the isle is full of noises/ sands and sweet airs, that give delight and hurt not/ sometimes a thousand twanging instruments will hum about mine ears”
Dixon hunt 1968 Proves himself continually more intelligent, more sensitive than they
Prospero shuns Caliban and claims him a devil whom he cannot reform? “A devil, a born devil on whose nature/ nurture can never stick”
Prospero’s use of Caliban for menial tasks, regards him a slave “He does make our fire/ fetch our wood and serves our offices/ that profit us”
Prospero’s menial address of caliban Thou earth/ thou speak
Calibans complaints of Prospero’s tyranny I am subject to a tyrant, a sorcerer/ that by his cunning hath cheated me of the island
Prospero’s monstrous and psychological punishment of caliban Thou shalt be pinchd as thick as honeycomb each pinch more stinging than the bees that made em
Caliban reminisces to Prospero’s orignal good treatment of him Teach me how/ to name the bigger light and how the less, that burnd by day and night; then I lovd thee
Trevor r Griffiths 1994 The slave needs the master as much as the master needs the slave
Calibans childlike threats against Prospero “With a log/ batter his skull or paunch him with a stake/ or cut his wezand with thy knife
Robert Wilson 1988 Caliban embodies that part of human nature that remains and must remain purely animal, sensual and distinctive
John Dryden 1697 His person as monstrous as he is the product of unnatural lust; and his language is as hobgoblin as his person
Calibans intricate knowledge of the island “Show thee a jays nest and instruct thee how/ to snare the nimblest marmoset
Calibans remorse over Prospero’s stealing of the island from him The islands mine by sycorax command which thou takst from me
Cicely Berry Caliban is the other and Prospero has power over him through language
Prospero’s God like art Graves at thy command have wake their sleepers
Prospero Questions his justice in vengeance against his enemies Thou with their high wrongs I am struck to the quick/ yet with my noblr reason against my fury do I take part
Antonios lack of conscience But for your conscience ? Ay sir where lies that?
Prospero’s humanity and recognition of his own weakness in art “We are such stuff dream are made of” baseless fabric
Redemption of Caliban “Be wise hereafter and seek for grave
Caliban’s thrust of language in asyndetic listing All the charms of sycorax’ toads, beetles, bats light on you

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