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Caliban and Prospero in The Tempest. Caliban One of the most striking characters in The Tempest is that of Caliban, the other mythical being in the play who plays a dominant role in its narrative. Unlike Prospero's servant Ariel, Caliban is portrayed as a savage and adversarial figure. On the other hand, he is capable of speaking some of the most beautiful and stirring poetry of the entire play.

Caliban thus illustrates many of the ambiguities of colonization. On one hand, the island is more rightfully his than Prospero's, yet the play conspires to suggest that because of Prospero's more civilized, European behavior, Prospero somehow has a greater right to govern the island. The paradox of Caliban is illustrated early on in the play when Prospero summons him.

Caliban admits that he attempted to rape Miranda, to people the island with monstrous beings like himself. Thus, he is depicted as embodying many of the stereotypes commonly…… [Read More]. Non-Western Societies Tempest and of Cannibals the.

Non-Western Societies Tempest and of Cannibals The idea that Europeans brought enlightenment to the savage colonies has always fascinated modern writers so much so that many of them employed their imagination to create pictures of 'barbaric' individuals who inhabited these colonies. Shakespeare and Montaigne in their attempts to recreate those savage communities gave us the powerful characters of Caliban and Cannibal.

Focusing on this obsession of writers with the image of a savage non-western man, Bartra writes: Williams Terry Tempest Refuge An. After examining her national and family history, Williams came to believe that the 's aboveground detonation of a nuclear bomb near her family's home could be the source of her family's struggle with cancer, as well as the cause of the community's propensity to contract cancer as a whole. Williams details her feelings about this fact in a personal as well as a clinical manner.

This is not simply a natural and historical tragedy, but a tragedy she must live with for the rest of her own life -- she will never have another mother, just as many of the flooded-out birds will never have another home. The author admits that the bomb she remembers seeing explode as a young child, the bomb that could have caused the cancer that killed her mother, haunts her in her dreams.

Thus her search for a source of blame for an apparently random…… [Read More]. This means that the audience itself serves as the "little man behind the stove.

For example, Caliban is "little" in the sense that he is a sort of subhuman creature. As the son of Sycorax, Caliban is portrayed as being a little bit odd and different. He is not like the spritely Ariel, who can also be considered as a "little man.

Shakespeare Othello 1 My noble father, I do perceive here a divided duty: To you I am bound for life and education; My life and education both do learn me How to respect you; you are the lord of duty; I am hitherto your daughter: Othello, Act 1, Scene iii, lines Desdemonda's character is defined early in Shakespeare's Othello.

She plays a supportive role, allowing the nature of Othello's character to emerge clearly by the end of the play. Here, Desdemonda defends both herself and her husband. The passage tells the audience much about gender roles and norms in Elizabethan society, as Desdemonda speaks of her father as the "lord of duty," and refers to a…… [Read More].

Exile Literary Characters in Exile Exile can be the self-imposed banishment from one's home or given as a form of punishment. The end result of exile is solitude. Exile affords those in it for infinite reflection of themselves, their choices, and their lives in general.

Three prominent literary characters experience exile as part of the overall narrative and in that, reveal a great deal about themselves to themselves as well as to the readers. The protagonist in each respective story are exiled because of their choices and the exile forces each character to face consequences that ultimately bring their inner character to the surface in a more direct manner…… [Read More].

Strachey and Shakespeare in His. Shakespeare seems to be suggesting that this storm is so bad that it has even managed to extinguish the magical fire seen by sailors. Finally, Strachey and his fellow passengers make it to land, and he recalls that they "e found it to be the dangerous and dreaded Island, or rather Islands of the Bermuda The island of The Tempest is thus likely inspired by Strachey mention of the "dreaded Island" they landed on in Bermuda.

Reading Strachey's account of the storm experienced by the passengers of the Sea Venture alongside illiam Shakespeare's…… [Read More]. Inescapability of Self-Interest in the. Both of these characters show Prospero's twisted sense of justice.

Prospero's use of magic to control Caliban through "pinchings" and chains is somewhat more justified, given the story of Caliban's attempted rape of Miranda.

It also clearly shows, however, that Prospero assumes control of situations without taking others' feelings or rights into account. Caliban grew up on the island and had the full run of it for years before Prospero came to its shores, yet this is not given even a modicum of respect by Prospero's self-centered and ethnocentric view.

His treatment of Ariel is even worse; this spirit did nothing to harm Prospero, but rather is enslaved by the magician simply because Prospero freed him from the tree where he was imprisoned. This was not an act of illusion done to give Ariel a "renewed faith in goodness," but rather a very corporeal act that traded imprisonment for enslavement.

Renaissance Both William Shakespeare and Alexander Pope mocked the times in which they lived in their respective works of literature: The Tempest and The Rape of the Lock. In using elements of the supernatural and pagan universes, these two authors make fun of Church authority, which was in decline during the Renaissance.

Shakespeare and Pope portrayed monarchic power in a favorable light relative to their portrayal of the Church. In both The Tempest and in Rape of the Lock, supernatural beings influence royalty. Church authority is depicted as being weak and ineffective because of the inclusion of pagan elements. Stranded on an island, he turns not to the divine authority of the Church but rather to occult powers: Learn Others Learning -- and.

The Merchant of Venice, though ostensibly a comedy, is one of the more serious plays in the comedic genre. The Taming of the Shrew is far more humorous and light hearted, but it is not without its lessons.

The specific lessons vary greatly depending on one's interpretation of the play, especially in performance, but one key lesson that most of the female characters fail to learn is the advantage of working in tandem with their husband. Petruchio manages to win a substantial amount of money through his new wife Kate's quick obedience; she has learned through the course of the play to at least give the appearance of docility and subservience, which the other women lack -- they have failed to learn anything from her transformation, seeing no problems in themselves form the outset.

This failure costs them some cold, hard, cash. Outsourcing by the End of. Offshoring is occuring across a variety of job functions in areas such as IT, manufacturing and the service industry. Functions that easily be digitized or handled by phone or that involve skills that are available or easily developed are all fair game Hoffman.

The range of functions is substantial and increasing over time. According to some experts such as aker and Kripalani , while the lower-skill sets are being outsources, there is still a global marke palce for high-quality professionals. As an exampe, the authors point out that the IT industry where of the six types of software professionals, architects, researchers, consultants, project managers, business analysts and basic programmers, only basic programming jobs are being outsourced to offshore operations.

Therefore, aker and Kripalani deduce that America will still remain the supreme source for application development because of tis…… [Read More]. Most of the programs are for first-year students because there is a need to indoctrinate these students into the university experience.

Also, students learn to appreciate literature on an entirely new level as they see how one written work can encompass many different subjects. The two books offered, The Red Badge of Courage and The Tempest, offer different experiences for the students, but they both encourage further reading in great literature. However, there is an obvious choice among the two because the potential for discussion ad integration is greater. The Red Badge of Courage is a work that can be understood in a contemporary context and is easily adaptable to multiple subjects.

Students entering college for…… [Read More]. Relationship of Love in Shakespeare Within the writings of Shakespeare there are many great loves. Some of the greatest are also the greatest examples as love for purpose. The love between a man and a women are often the avenue by which intrigue transpires into change. Within this work three great loves will be examined and compared, the first The love between Ferdinand and Miranda in Tempest will act as the starting point from which the other two are compared.

It is through these three couples and the works they are the centers of that the demonstration of love as a tool for plot development and intrigue by Shakespeare will be proven. The love between Ferdinand and Miranda is the pinnacle of the example of love as a…… [Read More].

Nature of Man and the. It is what we know, because that which we understand from the experience of the vision quest finds no words to express it, and if we cannot express it, hear it said, we question and fear it. But we continue to long for the escape, to shed the body like the snake that sheds its skin. We try to share our experience, the knowledge that nature has imparted upon us -- but it is difficult, and often times seems to fall upon deaf ears.

But we cannot pace others, only ourselves, and we cannot make them hear what they resist; perhaps they just are not ready. Enlightenment through nature comes to people at their own pace through life.

Often times, I think, it is later in life, when the noise of youth subsides. It is then, for some, that the distant mountain beckons us to our individual vision quest, and…… [Read More]. Homer and Caliban The development of the theories of art education by various theories has been influenced by the various artistic works, especially poetry.

In the past few centuries, poetry has become an important element in the development of English literature and various theories on the art of education. Notably, these poetry and theories are developed by various philosophers who have contributed in the growth of the field of education and the teaching practice. Apart from contributing to the development of education and teaching practice, these works of poetry helps in understanding medieval societies and the modern society in light of the changes that have taken place.

This is achieved through portrayal of cultural stereotypes, heroic traits, treatment of women, and portrayal of inhabitants of the New orld among others.

Thematic Bridges in English Literature. In "After Apple-picking," the speaker reflects explicitly only on the feel of picking apples, and the lingering feelings and thoughts that this work leaves in the mind and body.

The commonality in theme that this bears to the epilogue Shakespeare wrote for The Tempest might not be immediately apparent, but again the language and diction of the poem provide clues as to what Frost was really getting at in this poem. The speaker mentions sleep and dreams or dreaming several times in the poem, both of which are commonly used as euphemisms for death including by Shakespeare himself, in several famous speeches.

Winter, too, is generally symbolic of old age, making the speaker's mention of "winter sleep" doubly evocative of increasing age and the awareness of mortality. The autumn scene of the apple picking itself is also, of course, indicative of change in the seasons; the ripeness of the fruit…… [Read More]. Shakespeare used Music in his orks illiam Shakespeare , English playwright and poet, is recognized all over the world as the greatest dramatist of all times.

His plays have been performed more times than those of any other dramatist and have been translated in almost every major language. Kastan hile many aspects of Shakespeare's plays have been discussed and analyzed, it is perhaps not so widely known that music has also played an important role in many of his plays. In this paper we shall review the historical background of music in the Shakespearian era and discuss how and why music was used in Shakespeare's works. The type of music used by the playwright as well as some examples of music in specific plays shall also be described.

Thomas Jefferson A Pioneer in. Jefferson's Principles and their Impact on Education Jefferson's radical beliefs in the inherent moral and developmental capacities of humans, and in their capacities to take part to participatory democracy, in turn reinforced his enduring commitment to an education that would be accessible to all.

Jefferson was well aware that democracy could only work properly when the people were both virtuous and enlightened. From these notions that people were naturally virtuous but not naturally enlightened, but that enlightenment was necessary for democracy, it followed that the society had a vested interest in investing in education to provide enlightenment.

In a letter to the Welsh born philosopher Richard Price dated January 8, , Jefferson observed that "wherever the people are well informed they can be trusted with their government.

Shakespeare Wordsworth Shakespeare and Wordsworth. And ultimately, this reinforces the romantic imperative of distilling the human experience within its context. For ordsworth, the context of modernity invokes a greater appreciation for man's inextricable bond to the natural world. For Shakespeare, a pre-romantic prerogative toward leaving one's own stamp on the world seems to drive the perspective of Sonnet So is this evidenced by his closing remarks, which states rather definitively, "If this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved.

Takaki Racialization Questions on Race. This would result in a proliferation of German success and influence throughout the continent and an effective solidarity amongst German immigrants. The problem of slavery had become pressing, not just insofar as it represented a serious humanitarian crisis for the U.

But even further, as it presented the U. And many of its citizens a serious threat to stability. Jefferson's comments, which sound derisive enough, were actually couched in the understanding that the slave class of the United States was justifiably angry, restless and therefore, dangerous to its master. Stephen Greenblatt's Will in the. Greenblatt also provides us with some thought into what be hidden in Shakespeare's strange epitaph. He also goes into how Shakespeare only had one rival, Christopher Marlowe until , when Ben Johnson emerged.

The two men were similarly in age and envy. The two men "circled warily, watching with intense attention, imitating, and then attempting to surpass each other" Here we see how healthy competition can spur talent. Additionally, Greenblatt delves into some of the mysterious aspects of Shakespeare's life with a convincing perspective. His marriage to Anne Hathaway is viewed fairly. Shakespeare's early marriage years and why he left for London are still elusive but Greenblatt attempts to ferret out some of the more popular theories regarding these issues.

That Shakespeare did, for all intents and purposes, abandon…… [Read More]. French Colonialism in Western Africa. Theodore Gericault's the Raft of the Medusa captures the moment on the 17th of July when the Argus first became visible to the survivors, and his choice to reflect…… [Read More]. Anglo-Saxon Literature With Christian Messages Saint Bede, also known as "Bede the Venerable," was an English historian, a Benedictine monk, and a respected scholar, who spent much of his life he lived roughly engaged in spiritual activities; and, according to the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition Encyclopedia.

His Ecclesiastical History of the English Nation "remains an indispensable primary source for English history from to ," the Encylopedia.

The reason that book is considered such a valuable resource even after all these years is that it gives "the most thorough and reliable contemporary account of the triumph of Christianity and the growth of Anglo-Saxon culture in England. Renaissance Art An Analysis of Love in the Renaissance Art of Sidney, Shakespeare, Hilliard and Holbein If the purpose of art, as Aristotle states in the Poetics, is to imitate an action whether in poetry or in painting , Renaissance art reflects an obsession with a particular action -- specifically, love and its many manifestations, whether eros, agape or philia.

Love as a theme in 16th and 17th century poetry and art takes a variety of forms, from the sonnets of Shakespeare and Sidney to the miniature portraits of Hilliard and Holbein. Horace's famous observation, ut picture poesis, "as is poetry so is painting," helps explain the popularity of both. Lee observes, the "sister arts as they were generally called…differed in means and manner of expression, but were considered almost identical in fundamental nature, in content, and in purpose" Lee In other words, the love sonnets…… [Read More].

Door Politics Is a Lucrative Business as. Door Politics Politics is a lucrative business, as the federal government is constantly handling billions of dollars, and making big decisions that have implications for dozens of industries across the country.

It is no wonder, then, that politicians find their expertise and connections in ashington to be an asset when considering a post-political career. This phenomenon is called revolving door politics, and it has negative connotations for the fairness of the American lobbying system, and to what extent the U. Taibbi, The revolving door is a problem because it impedes on the so-called iron triangle, which is the separation of spheres of influence between citizens, corporations, and government.

This example was…… [Read More]. Art Creation and Analysis "Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds Or bends with the remover to remove: O no; it is an ever-fixed mark, That looks on tempests, and is never shaken" William Shakespeare, Sonnet It is more than a feeling, because feelings come and go. Sometimes we feel something that we call love intensely and other times not at all. Yet what happens when someone needs us, needs our help, needs some empathy or sympathy from us, or just needs a hand -- some time out of our day?

Do we give it? That is what love is to me: It is constant, as Shakespeare…… [Read More]. Social Risk and Vulnerability Analysis. Social isk and Vulnerability Analysis Comment by Babyliza: There's No Abstract Vulnerability to hazards is affected by several factors, comprising age or income, the power of social networks, and neighborhood individualities.

Social vulnerability takes into account the socioeconomic and demographic factors that influence the resilience of populations. The Sovi for Bexar County is 0. This indicates that Philadelphia County as a geographical expanse has a higher vulnerability and susceptibility to environmental and public health hazards.

A key group that ought to be taken into consideration is one of people lacking insurance. This is a group that is severely impacted in the course of disasters and after disasters, and are not able to easily recover.

Individuals that are not self-insured are generally excluded from these calculations. Introduction All expanses of the United States have experienced disasters, both natural and anthropogenic. The vulnerabilities that are…… [Read More]. Bleep Do We Know Traveling. In this interpretation Heitler accepts the modified Copenahgenist observer created reality, but adds that the act of observation dissolves the barrier between observer and the observed. The observer is a necessary part of the whole.

Once observed, the object is now an inseparable part of the observer leuler. Arntz addresses this bridge between the observer, the observer, and reality by asking "why aren't we magicians? In Arntz' way, he is offering to the reader what so many self-help gurus have done -- put responsibility for one's reality in the hands of the person living that particular reality, and saying, 'here you go, you can change it. Shakespeare Feminism Is One of. A broader music discourse of English culture of early modern is reflected in the use of music dramatically with unrelenting relations between excess, music and feminine Dane Christian and platonic thought presents music ideologies which are conflicting and are being contented by the British writers of the early modern: Semantic indeterminacy and sensuous immediacy are presented by music and also the divine order earthly embodiment presented by music.

A feminism depiction is seen here whereby the Pythagorean harmony is the positive aspect of music or its masculine aspect and the cultural dissonance is the negative attribute or the feminine aspect.

The marginalities are expressed through the singing of Ophelia which is allowed to be not only literal but also dissonance figuratively. Jacobean and Elizabethan stages gender types inspires Ophelia representation. Rhetorical Implications of Modern Political. The speech is full of images and words denoting grand principles, especially "freedom," and the manner in which these are intermingled with the logical arguments and exhortations for support -- and pledges of support -- that have direct literal meanings blur the line between discursive and presentational symbols.

Each of Obama's words has specific meaning out of the context of this speech, and each word largely retains this meaning within the speech, but the context of the speech as a whole shifts the meanings of these words and of the entire speech, transforming the symbols into something that appears to have ore substance presentationaly than is substantiated through a discursive examination of the same speech. An excellent early example of the way Obama melds discursive and presentational symbols is in his first direct reference to the division that Berlin experienced for decades: Ben Jonson Intertextualities The Influence.

McPeek further blames Jonson for this corruption: That translation is believed to have been Sir Philip Sidney's rendering of poem 70 in Certain Sonnets, however, it was not published until This means that Jonson's knowledge of the poem must have come from the Latin text printed in C. Catulli, Albii, Tibulli, Sex. Aircraft the Evolution of British. Both fighters and bombers improved their range and capacities to carry more.

Overall, the period between the wars saw aircraft go from slow, rickety wooden boxes to sleek, metallic speedsters capable of performing integral military operations. Nothing best defines the advancements made in aircraft design and capabilities that the Hawker company.

Beginning shortly after the First World War, Hawker continually and steadily improved his designs making faster and better aircraft. With designs like the Hawker Fury , the company continually modified it's fighter into new designs like the Hind and the Hurricane Angelucci by the start of World War II, the Hurricane was Britain's frontline fighter and was powered by the famous olls oyce Merlin 12 cylinder liquid cooled engine.

This engine could produce over hp and allowed the aircraft to reach speeds of more than mph. While the cruising speed was lower, the Merlin…… [Read More]. Psychoanalytical Reading of the Turn. James does imply in the prologue of the Turn of the Screw that there is a deeper meaning to the governess' narrative than merely a straightforward ghost story.

So it is unlikely that, as some critics claim, it was merely meant to be a simple ghost story with no deeper meaning or symbolism. However interpretation of the tale has sometimes been taken to the opposite extreme as well, with critics reading far too much in certain dialogue, passages and references than the author likely ever intended.

Ultimately, Sigmund Freud would probably have a field day interpreting the sexual repression of the critics who have analyzed this novella so intently. The Turn of the Screw: And Other…… [Read More]. Racism Throughout American History Race. Racialization is where two, racial groups have become so disgusted with one another that they will begin to take negative views of each other.

Where, WASP's would often see blacks as the lowest ethic groups in society, while they would view other ethnics groups in more positive light but only to a certain extent. A good example of this can be seen with the way many individuals will not acknowledge someone as an American such as: Despite being a fourth generation Japanese-American, the media commentators kept implying that she was Japanese even though she was from America.

This is significant, because it shows how the radicalization of WASP's has created racial triangulation. Where, they cannot acknowledge the accomplishment of minorities, despite the fact that they are Americans.

In this case, the media was using racial triangulation to keep Yamuguchi down to…… [Read More]. Young Is Too Young Lowering. However, "a study showed that in many countries with lower minimum drinking ages, and year-olds are less likely to become intoxicated compared with teens in the U.

Opponents of lowering the law in the U. Identity in Shakespeare Clearly One. Most Elizabethans believed their self-identity was wrapped up in a cosmic paradigm of fate and destiny, and were somehow controlled by the stars and planets and had a power over the baser side of man -- tools of God, but with certain amounts of free will. Thus, a very central idea in Shakespeare is this central view that an individual's identity is set by God, the Planets, the Universe, the Gods, and Nature.

But in contrast, the idea of free will for the individual -- or even a single utterance or decision, can change forever the destiny of the individual. A superb example of this is in Romeo and Juliet. Fate and chance surround the identities of the major and minor characters in RJ almost from the opening scene.

Because the audience already believed that their destiny was predetermined, they saw the characters as having very little choice in their…… [Read More].

Richard Selzer's The Knife Richard. And in this case, he holds life and death in his hands, presiding over major surgery as though he might be God Himself. In paragraph 4 he uses the simile of his colleagues being "like children absorbed in a game. Good literature always features the skilled use of literary devices such as personification and Selzer's essay is certainly good literature in that respect. In paragraph 18 the knife looks like it probably did three thousand years ago except that now it's "head" has "grown detachable.

John Kelly's the Great Mortality. John Kellys "the great mortality" The bacillus Yesinia Pestis made two continents pay intolerably high life prices both in human and animal lives.

Along a few decades in the first half of the thirteenth century, it engulfed Eurasia and kept the world under its terror, making many think its end was near The Great Mortality. The Great Plague has carved in the history of humanity signs that will never fade with the passing of time because of its enormous toll on human lives.

John Kelly's book "The great mortality" places the plague in a historic context and tackles the topic of Black Death from the perspective of the twentieth century.

The word is not free from the deadly attack of infectious diseases, viruses are still threatening animals and human beings alike. John Kelly points out in the introduction to his book that in spite of the numerous victories reported by…… [Read More]. Bronte Wuthering Heights Beyond Social. Catherine's passionate speech to the listless and ignorant Nelly is a proof of the force of this passion. She realizes that Edgar's kindness and gentleness is unsuitable for her own nature: It would degrade me to marry Heathcliff now She and Heathcliff belong among the wild forces of nature and their love cannot exist in the middle of society.

Moreover, Catherine feels that her bond with Heathcliff is so strong as to be able to unite them into a single soul. Their oneness further explains the fact that they are not actually compatible in the…… [Read More]. Reversal of Nature in Macbeth. It is not only the natural, physical environment that becomes extremely chaotic through evil, but the human nature as well. All through the play, Lady Macbeth calls upon the forces of evil to keep at bay the "compunctious visitings of nature.

Messiah in Old Testament the. He will bruise your head, and you will bruise his heel. This is taken by many as one of the earliest Messianic prophecies describing Satan's brief victory over the Messiah and the Messiah's ultimate victory over Satan. It is mentioned here because the offspring Messiah is described as being of the woman Eve. This is extraordinary as the nation of Israel has always been patriarchal; people are mentioned in terms of their fathers, not their mothers.

Because of this, many see this verse as also being a prophecy of Messiah's birth through a virgin Prophecies Fulfilled by Jesus The Book of Genesis also makes reference to the importance of the lineage or the heritage…… [Read More].

Blue Hotel the Majority of. Humanity has worth only when they struggle for survival. Otherwise they can be seen as no more than over bred lice. Act I, Scene 2, lines 1. A primitive island and a civilized Milan are the two opposing worlds of the play.

Compare these two worlds in view of the theme of illusion versus reality. In what way is the island an illusory world?

In what way is Milan the world of reality? Do the leaders of Milan harbor any illusions? Give examples from the play to support your opinion. What was the result when Antonio became the new Duke of Milan?

How did his actions affect the natural harmony of Milan? How did it affect the mutual trust between the two brothers? Cite examples from the play to explain your answer. Compare and contrast the magic of Prospero to the magic of Sycorax. How do they compare? How are they different? In what way does he appear as the element of fire on the topmast of the ship? As the element of air? As the element of water? To support your explanation, use examples from the play. Contrast the two natures in relation to the idea of a corrupted society.

Does Caliban seem less corrupt because he is a natural man? How has learning a language affected him? Do Prospero and Miranda seem more corrupt because they are civilized?

Give a definition of a savage as it relates to the sixteenth century and explain how Caliban fits that definition. In what way was Caliban deformed? Why was he subhuman? Give examples from the play to support your answer.

How will it affect the world of Milan? Cite examples from the play to support your essay. Ariel invites his invisible attendant spirits to the dance. Write an essay explaining how the dance symbolizes the relationship of Ferdinand and Miranda.

How will the young couple imitate the dance in their daily lives? How will their lives affect the kingdom of Milan? To support your view, give examples from the play. Act II, Scene 1, lines 1. Compare and contrast the two societies.

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How will the “sea-change” affect Prospero? How will it affect the world of Milan? Cite examples from the play to support your essay. 2. Ariel invites his invisible attendant spirits to the dance. Write an essay .

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Aug 23,  · Suggested Essay Topics. 1. Discuss one or more of the play’s comic scenes involving Trinculo, Stephano, and Caliban. How do these scenes parallel and parody the main action of the play? Pay particular attention to Trinculo’s speech about Caliban in Act II, scene ii, lines 18– This is one of the longest speeches in the play.

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The essay topics in this lesson are designed to promote critical thinking and close reading. Character Topics In this section, you will find essay topics oriented toward helping students analyze the major characters from The Tempest. Mar 05,  · The Tempest Essay Study Questions If you need to write a quality book analysis essay, be sure to describe the most important information about a particular literature work in addition to your personal conclusions and views.5/5(71).

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Suggested essay topics and project ideas for The Tempest. Part of a detailed Lesson Plan by Aug 01,  · In both The Tempest and in Rape of the Lock, supernatural beings influence royalty. Church authority is depicted as being weak and ineffective because of the inclusion of pagan elements. For example, in The Tempest, Prospero is the exiled Duke of Milan.