The Tempest Character Map

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  • The Tempest
    • Prospero-venerable, old gentleman, living on an island for 12 years with his daughter, Miranda. Is the rightful Duke of Milan, but was usurped by his brother. Is a magician
    • Miranda- daughter of Prospero, in love with Ferdinand of Naples. Only woman in the play
      • Prospero-venerable, old gentleman, living on an island for 12 years with his daughter, Miranda. Is the rightful Duke of Milan, but was usurped by his brother. Is a magician
    • Alonso- is the King of Naples, brother of Sebastian and father of Ferdinand. Assists Antonio against Prospero
    • Ferdinand- The Prince of Naples, son of Alonso and eventual lover of Miranda. He agrees to be Prospero servant to be with Miranda
      • Alonso- is the King of Naples, brother of Sebastian and father of Ferdinand. Assists Antonio against Prospero
      • Miranda- daughter of Prospero, in love with Ferdinand of Naples. Only woman in the play
      • Sebastian- Brother of Alonso, easily persuaded to kill his brother with the promise of becoming King
        • Antonio- Brother of Prospero. Usurps Prospero and becomes Duke of Milan
          • Gonzalo- Honest Lord, helped Miranda and Prospero escape Antonio when deposed
            • Caliban- son of the witch, Sycorax, old master of the island, servant of Prospero
              • Ariel- a prisoner of the witch Syocrax, freed by Propsero. Is an ungendered, fairy-like creature, often seen as a girl
                • Trinculo and Stephano- Comic characters, less important members of the shipwreck, provide a contrast and is worshipped by Caliban and try to help him overthrow Prospero
                • Boatswain- Only in the first and last scenes, wakes up from a long sleep at the end of the play

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