B - The Tempest: Humanity

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Innocence in the form of Humanity
Miranda, she is the most innocent form of Humanity in the play, she still believes that there is a good core to every person, upon seeing Ferdinand she believes "it carries a brave form"
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How is Prospero's humanity shown, what is the purpose of this?
His humanity is shown through his pride and protectiveness over Miranda. It stops the audience from feeling alienated by him and makes him relatable "she will outstrip all praise..."
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How is the darker side of humanity shown?
Through Antonio. He is the initial betrayer in The Tempest, he is able to persuade Sebastian to do the wrong thing and is mercilessly proud of his "achievements"
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Humanity through forgiveness...
is also shown in The Tempest, Prospero's abiity to forgive Antonio and Caliban show his humanity and provide a contrast to the anger he has shown towards them so far
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Humanity through Betrayal...
Plays a large part in The Tempest as it allows the audience to see the better side of humanity as they triumph over their betrayals
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Servant/ Master relationship...
shows intial human instinct to assert a hierarchy, but the friendliness between Prospero and Ariel suggests that it is not a solely negative relationship
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In conclusion how is humanity shown in The Tempest?
Through ownership/violence/betrayal/forgiveness/love/loyalty and hope
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