The Tempest

Malinda Hall

Characters

Prospero-the father of Miranda, uses magic to trap others on the island

Alonso- King of Naples, Alonso helped with shunning Prospero and Miranda to the island

Miranda-brought to the island at an early age, falls in love with Ferdinand, Prospero's daughter

Ferdinand- son of Alonso, heir to the throne of Naples, falls in love with Miranda

Ariel-Prospero's servant, becomes free, loyal

Betrayal

Prospero

Betrayed his daughter by purposely setting her up with Ferdinand behind her back, though it worked out for the better.

Themes

  • Betrayal
  • Love
  • Forgiveness

Setting

The Island


Setting

The Boat

"Prospero forgives all of the men who have wronged him, even those who have not repented. Was he right or wrong to forgive all of them?”

Prospero should forgive them because even though he had to spend 12 years on an island, he got what he wanted, to read his books and study his magic.


"What's past is prologue."

“Let us not burden our remembrances with a heaviness that's gone.”