The tempest - Prospero

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  • Prospero
    • Power
      • Language
        • creates his manipulative manner
          • Uses dialect that has an emotional impact on other characters
        • Long speeches
      • His fear of losing power again is incredibly deep seated
        • Why he wants to suppress Caliban
      • Makes him difficult to like
        • Suppresses Caliban
          • Justified to some extent
            • Caliban tried to rape Miranda
          • I acknowledge mine
            • Possession
        • Commands Ariel
        • Controlling over Miranda
    • Fogiveness
      • Alonso
        • Reunites him with his osn
          • I will requite you with as good a thing
      • Antonio
        • Forgives him for usurping his dukedom
          • Rids him of torment on island and allows them to leave
          • I do forgive thy rankest fault
      • The rarer action is in virtue than in vengeance
      • Lets not burden our remembrances with a heaviness that has gone
    • Magic
      • Magical acts
        • Summoned a tempest
        • Rescued Ariel from a tree
        • Could make Caliban have cramps
          • Tonight thou shalt have cramps
      • We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep
    • Isolation
      • Physcial
        • Stranded on an island for 12 years
          • Twelve years since Miranda
      • Emotional
        • Brother had usurped his kingdom
          • Doesn't know who to trust
            • That a brother should be so perfidious
        • Plays an important role - results in him using his power to try and obtain what he lost
          • His dukedom
          • His brother
        • Struggles with his own importance and ability


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