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The Tempest Final Exam

How did Prospero and Miranda come to be on the island? A long time ago, when Miranda was a young girl, Prospero’s brother, Antonio, wanted to be King. So, one day a group of men kidnapped Prospero and Miranda, and…

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The Tempest

comedy Reverses or downplays most of the elements of tragedy-instead of ending with death or downfall of protagonist, ends with marriage that unites two likable characters soliloquies or asides characters reveal their thoughts to the audience, while alone on stage,…

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The Tempest: Act II

What type of person is Gonzalo? What was his role in the plot against Prospero? Does his behavior seem consistent with how he acts now? optimists; he is loyal to Prospero; yes he is consistently looking for the brighter side…

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The Tempest Act 5 quotes

Mine would, sir, were I human Ariel, Act 5, Scene 1 Hast thou, which art but air, a touch, a feelingOf their afflictions, and shall not myself,One of their kind, that relish all as sharplyPassion as they, be kindlier moved…

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The Tempest Lines Act 1 Scene 2

Beginning of Scene 2 If by your art, my dearest mother, you have/ Put the wild waters in this roar, allay them./ The sky it seems, would pour down stinking pitch,/ But that the sea, mounting to the sky’s cheek/…

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The Tempest: Context and Critics:

How is the fact that the storm also establishes the social order and then also throws it away somewhat ignored? Lower class characters not given names – just titles How does the 2013 Globe show the tempest? small wooden boats…

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ACT 1 AND 2 – THE TEMPEST

What causes Antonio and the other passengers to desert their ship in the Act 1 of the Tempest The storm According to Act 1 of the The Tempest, why does Ariel willingly serve Prospero and carry out their plans Prospero…

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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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