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  • Caliban Detests Prospero
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    Prospero & Caliban In The Tempest there are many different relationships between characters. There is the relationship of master and slave, which Prospero has with Ariel and than there is the master slave relationship he has with Caliban. Ariel is grateful to do what Prospero wants of him because she feels that she is in debt to him. Calibans relationship with him is quite the opposite. He resents Prospero and all that he stands for, he believes the island is rightfully his and Prospero had no p...
  • Calls Ariel Spirit
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    Prospero generally greets Caliban and Ariel with the words 'slave' and 'servant'. Prospero calls Ariel the servant and rarely uses Ariel's name. Prospero also calls Ariel 'spirit'. It is quite apparent that Prospero feels that he owns Ariel, always calling Ariel 'My brave spirit' and 'Why that's my spirit' using 'my' in these sentences when he speaks to Ariel, showing possession. This is reflected in what Ariel calls Prospero - 'master'. Prospero is obviously fonder of Ariel than he is of Caliba...
  • Contrasts Between Ariel Caliban And Gonzalo Ferdinand
    720 words
    Use of Contrasts in Act I of The TempestKrunal Patel William Shakespeare used many different writing devices when he wrote his plays. In Act I of The Tempest, the use of contrasts between characters, setting, and ideas were often used to develop the story, and more importantly, the messages that Shakespeare wished to portray by the play. One good example was how some characters in the first act had their counterparts. Ariel had Caliban, and Gonzalo had Ferdinand. The relationship between Ariel a...
  • Ariel And Caliban
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    Prospero, of course, is the play. He is the exiled duke of Milan and the father of Miranda, as well as a powerful magician ruler of a remote island. The play revolves around him. He has more lines than any other character. His presence is felt continuously, even in those scenes in which he does not appear personally. He is the manipulator of the action in the play. The sometimes-godlike character is well rounded and full of contradictions, making him a difficult character to evaluate. In his jud...
  • Path To Prosperos Cave Ariel
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    Outline I. Introduction 1. Thesis Shakespeare uses Ariel as a servant to prospero in the play, but also Ariel represents Prosperos imagination in a non-literal aspect. 2. Ariel is magical, and he can change into many shapes i.e. fire, nymph, harpy. 3. Ariel is a prisoner of Prosperos 4. Transition - Ariel is an intelligent, sneaky little spirit that Prospero has as a prisoner. II. Body Paragraph #1 1. Ariel works for Prospero 2. He is a prisoner 3. Put in by Sycorax 4. Transition - Before he got...
  • Caliban And Ariel
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    Shakespeare often used certain themes or characters throughout many of his plays. One such theme that is present in many of his plays in the idea of magic and the supernatural (although many of his tragedies have such elements, only two of his comedies have this trait). Those two comedies are "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and "The Tempest". Both plays have a magic element that is the driving force in the play and the reason why things work out (for the better). In "A Midsummer Night's Dream", the ...
  • Caliban And Ariel
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    The Tempest which was possibly Shakespeare's last play was written in 1610-1611, Inspired by a shipwreck, Shakespeare's characters are stranded on an island landscape where they each seek to find "freedom" as this essay will show you. Servitude is mainly portrayed by two characters in the play, Caliban and Ariel. Caliba was made to do menial labour when he overstepped a boundary by attempting to rape Miranda - 'till thou didst seek to violate the honour of my child'. By not being ashamed of this...

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