Unanswered | Answered

The Tempest

~300 answered questions
Parent Category: Plays
The Tempest is a Shakespearean romance written between 1610-1611. Its long-lasting themes make it a popular play to this day.
Apparently when this was written Native Americans where being invaded by Europeans and being forced to drink alcohol like Caliban is being forced to buy Trinculo and Stephano. That's a difficult question. ignore its not true
Popularity: 24
The tempest is about a group of people who get shipwrecked on a island (Miranda and prospero) and then they try and take over the island and enslave a native monster/man called Caliban and also imprison a island spirit called Ariel, after a few weeks Miranda stumbles across another person called Fer…
Popularity: 5
James the 1st was monarch when Shakespeare wrote the Tempest because Shakespeare wrote the Tempest when he was coming tot the end of his life and during his life Queen Elizabeth 1 and James 1 reigned and Queen Elizabeth 1 was monarch when Shakespeare was born so it is obviously James 1. The temp…
Popularity: 7
Cuz hez da bad-guy!! Caliban is the "slave" of Prospero. Prospero and Miranda, his daughter, used to like Caliban but once he tried to sexually assault Miranda. Caliban's mother was a witch called Sycorax who was the actual owner of the island, but she died. Caliban believes that the island should …
Popularity: 6
Prospero is the main character: the magical father of Miranda who lives on the island and controls all its inhabitants. He struggles in his relationships to Ariel and Caliban as well as with the forgiveness of the nobles that ousted him from his Dukedom.
Popularity: 2
They dont have anything in common! The only thing that they have in common is the fact that they both work for King Alonso! Trinculo is a bit of a wimp and he knows that Caliban is drunk and tries to tell Stephano! Stephano likes to drink wine and no one knows why he drinks! At my school we think…
Popularity: 4
No, caliban does not dislike miranda, in the tempest. He believes that she is beautiful as she is the only woman he has ever seen except his mother. Miranda dislikes him though as he tried to violate her honour when she was just a child.
Popularity: 3
Prospero's sprite was Ariel in The Tempest (Note proper nouns (names) start with a capital letter)
Popularity: 2
Prospero is the loving and caring father of Miranda. He is forgiveful throughout the play, but can also be powerful and commanding. He orders his daughter as well as Ariel, his faithful servant. He shows a bad-temper and is strong, yet concerned and loyal. Prospero shows many sides and makes the pla…
Popularity: 2
Ariel is a sprite who seems to represent human imagination. In the play Ariel is a theatrical device which enables the hero Prospero to have remote control over his enemies. It is Ariel who sinks his enemies ship , locks up the crew, leads others to dance in the pool and so on.----------------------…
Popularity: 4
The Tempest is about a duke who gave his power to his brother for a while but then the duke wanted to have his power back and so his brother dumped him and his 3 year old daughter in a boat to starve but one of his close friends had secretly put food and water in the boat so he could live. By the ti…
Popularity: 15
William Shakespeare wrote the Tempest in 1611.
Popularity: 15
The Tempest is Shakespeare's final play and generally considered the only one he wrote entirely "for himself." The plot concerns a wizard who lives on an island to himself who manifests a storm to shipwreck sailors venturing to close and the ensuing fallout when one falls in love with the wizard's d…
Popularity: 0
The protagonist of The Tempest is Prospero, the sorcerer and exiled former Duke of Milan.
Popularity: 1
Alonso is the King of Naples and father of Ferdinand.
Popularity: 3
Most of the humor in The Tempest comes from Stephano and Trinculo, the two comic relief characters. Other characters have funny moments, but those two character's main purpose is to be amusing.
Popularity: 1
'Forbidden Planet' (1956) is based on Shakespeare's 'Tempest'.
Popularity: 4
you can get when you read the book or see the play
Popularity: 1
yes, but he raped her because she was the only woman on the island. Who knows he could of loved her, but raped her because his mother was a witch named Sycorax and his father was the devil.<- This is only partially right, as Caliban only tried to rape Miranda. He "seek[ed] to violate the hono…
Popularity: 4
The Tempest was written in 1611 by William Shakespeare and set in Hati
Popularity: 2
The TempestThe Tempest was written by the one and only William Shakespeare.
Popularity: 3
Prospero is the usurped Duke of Milan and the play's protagonist. Miranda is Prospero's daughter. Ariel is an airy spirit. Caliban is Sycorax' son and has been enslaved by Prospero. Alonso is the King of Naples. Sebastian is Alonso's brother. Antonio is Prospero's brother, the usurping Duke of Mil…
Popularity: 2
I think that the plot is Stephano, Caliban and Trinculo plan to kill Prospero. But they never do..(:
Popularity: 2
There were Wars and Rebellions going on. One interesting current event is that reports came out about a ship which had been shipwrecked in the Bahamas. Some people think those reports were used by Shakespeare as a source in his play.
Popularity: 3
Well it's not a comedy but it's not a tragedy. It's about luurvvveee and magic. That's all I know. Hope that helped.
Popularity: 3
The Tempest by William Shakespeare is about a man called Prospero the rightful Duke of Milan, has been living on a primitive island with his fifteen-year-old daughter, Miranda, for the past 12 years. This was all caused by Propero's brother Antonio claiming that he is the rightful Duke of Milan, usu…
Popularity: 6
Caliban is the son of Sycorax, a witch in Prospero's eyes. Sycorax inhabited the island for years before giving birth to Caliban. Sycorax then passed away and Caliban believes the island is his by birthright. Prospero was once an important man in a large city but his brother betrayed him and banish…
Popularity: 3
it was written from about 1610-1611.
Popularity: 1
The king in Shakespeare's The Tempest is Alonso. One of two characters responsible for the usurpation of Prospero, Duke of Milan, he is also the father of Ferdinand.
Popularity: 2
1610-11.
Popularity: 4
Trinculo. How about you?
Popularity: 1
He was a playwright; it was his job. it was a reaction toward shakespeare's society ;;
Popularity: 1
If he did it's kind of odd that he wrote other ones afterwards. Some people want to take the speech starting "Our revels now are ended" as some kind of clue that Shakespeare retired right after. This makes as much sense as taking "Now I could drink hot blood" as a clue that he was a vampire.
Popularity: 0
A man, or rather a male spirit, since Ariel is not human. Notwithstanding that, the part is frequently played by an actress.
Popularity: 1
Ariel in the Tempest has never been given a gender. In the plays Ariel was played by both males and females. Also Prospero never refered Ariel to be a male or female. Some people say Ariel is a spirit which has no gender at all.
Popularity: 1
Caliban tells Stephano and Trinculo that he will become their slave and they can have children with Miranda if they kill Prospero.
Popularity: 1
209671 years
Popularity: 13
in the early 1600's i think it was 1601 actually
Popularity: 2
The Tempest is a Comedy Play written by William Shakespeare. It is one of his last plays.
Popularity: 2
E...... G... F.....g....a.... E! F g f e ff g a e f g f g a c b!(blast the b)
Popularity: 1
Ariel's appearance as an avenging harpy represents the climax of Prospero's revenge, as Antonio, Alonso, and the other lords are confronted with their crimes and threatened with punishment. From Prospero's perspective, the disguised Ariel represents justice and the powers of nature. He has arrived t…
Popularity: 2
The Elizabethan Audience were thrilled over the performance of 'The Tempest by William Shakespeare'. It was one of their favourite plays from William Shakespeare as they believed in magic, ghosts, spirits and all magical fantasies, which 'The Tempest' has got included into it. 'The Tempest' is a ver…
Popularity: 4
It is very simple. Caliban want's to get rid of prospero, when he comes upon stephano he thinks he is some sort of god as Stephano gives him drink. Trinculo, being a jester finds caliban amusing and makes fun of him which caliban doen't like. Caliban tells stephano about prospero and stephano agrees…
Popularity: 7
The Tempest is about a man called Prospero, who used to be Duke of Milan but was soon betrayed by his own brother called Antonio whilst Prospero studied magic. He was sent out to sea on a boat with his daughter called Miranda, who has never seen a man except her dad and Caliban (who comes up at a la…
Popularity: 1
William Shakespeare
Popularity: 1
Tempest is a storm that comes in ones life turmoil in confusion and washes ashore survivors but finally subsides to a resolved calm peace in life.
Popularity: 6
Only one shipwreck occurs in The Tempest. Several Italians, including Alonso, King of Naples, are shipwrecked in Act 1 of The Tempest.
Popularity: 2
I think he created the storm since he was angry that Miranda and himself were stuck on the island without any help. To be honest I am not really sure myself, hope this will help!
Popularity: 0
Trincula, a jester, was a minor member of the shipwrecked party who had escaped the tempest and reached the island safely.
Popularity: 1
Alonso is the King of Naples Sebastian is Alonso's brother  Antonio, the usurping Duke of Milan, is Prospero's brother  ferdinand is Alonso's son
Popularity: 1
Caliban is the son of Sycorax.
Popularity: 5
Caliban's mothers name is Sycorax
Popularity: 4
The main character is Prospero,Miranda's father.
Popularity: 1
Jessica & Bethany cillin in engish
Popularity: 1
Prospero was originally the Duke of Milan but he was removed from power by his brother Antonio who is the Duke of Milan at the beginning of the play. By the end of the play, Prospero is restored as the Duke of Milan.
Popularity: 3
Stephano...
Popularity: 18
1. The Tempest is the only Shakespeare play to include a masque.2. The Tempest is one of only two Shakespeare plays which adhere to the Aristotelian unities. (Can you guess the other?)3. The Tempest is one of four Shakespeare plays which is set at least in part on an island in the Mediterreanean. (C…
Popularity: 2
Because the island that they all live on was previously Caliban's, until Prospero and his daughter Miranda came along and made Caliban their servant.
Popularity: 2
Ariel is very obedient and loyal to prospero
Popularity: 3
In the end of the Tempest, Prospero forgives his enemies,Antonio and the king of Naples then Miranda and Prospero return to their homeland,Miranda marries Ferdinand,Prospero gets his properties and his title back,he buries his magic books in his island.
Popularity: 3
Somewhere
Popularity: 0
None of the characters die, there is a betrothal at the end, and there is some humour (for example when Stephano and Trinculo are drinking, and through the spirits, such as Ariel).
Popularity: 4
Without trying to be impolite, it means "Go back to the stormy hell you came from."
Popularity: 0
i dont know i also want that answer
Popularity: 1
The protagonist in The Tempest is Prospero, a sorcerer and the former Duke of Milan.
Popularity: 2
Colonialism - many critics, known as 'post-colonial' critics, believe that Shakespeare wrote 'The Tempest' in response to a widely-circulated letter by William Strachey, detailing the account of a shipwreck and life in the Bermudas with 'cannibals.' Shakespeare would probably have seen this letter. …
Popularity: 6
The mother of Caliban who had trapped Ariel in the tree.
Popularity: 4
It is actually considered a comedy but one reason for thinking it is a romance could be that Miranda and Ferdinand fall in love.
Popularity: 2
Author - William Shakespeare Genre - romanceLanguage - Elizabethan English Time - 1610 - 11 Place written - England Setting - island in the Mediterranean sea probably off the coast of Italy.
Popularity: 1
It's not wholly clear but accounts of a shipwreck on Bermuda in 1609 are thought to have been among them.
Popularity: 3
because caliban ate all the Food!!
Popularity: 2
Discussions usually require you to state your own opinion and back it up with specific examples that support your point of view.
Popularity: 0
Ferdinand is the son of Alonso, King of Naples. He is separated from his father and companions following the shipwreck and stumbles upon Prospero and Miranda. He falls in love with Miranda and later becomes her husband.
Popularity: 3
La misma ropa que en la calma, ya que la ropa Prospero se adapta y se puede llevar en cualquier tipo de situaciĆ³n. (The same clothes he wore all the time, since the clothes he wore were designed for every situation.)The Tempest is a play which encourages the imagination of costume designers. Prospe…
Popularity: 3
The tempest's genre is romance/comedey/action
Popularity: 3
IT was performed when it was performed and I so do not know this answer so GTFO!
Popularity: 0
Caliban is Prospero's servant, or, if you will, slave. He is generally portrayed as being half-fish, half-man, or at least as having a monstrous form, although some productions choose to make him appear more human--probably to show that he's not primitive and beastly, but mistreated. Admittedly, he …
Popularity: 5
Caliban-represents inferiority/view of African Americans and how whites viewed blacks as inferior and unchangableProspero-represents revenge and misuse of power. Prospero brings Alonso,Anthonio and Sebastian in an attempt to teach them a lesson and for him to regain his kingdom.Ferdinand and Miranda…
Popularity: 1
To get what he wants like revenge and to control people.
Popularity: 5
Ferdinand is so sexy and fit and all that but has a tight chest so i woudn't chose him LOL :)
Popularity: 2
shes barney the dinosaurs wife in 1996 she was caught carring 3 knifes 2 machetes and a cat these weapons were almost used to kill barney lukily barney got out through the window and was on the run barney became old and he died he become paralised for 2 years and by a miricle ariel healed his disabi…
Popularity: 7
macurial -light a being of the air as the name suggests he is: a spirit of the air delicate mischievous ubiquitous and is noted for his empathy and goodness :)
Popularity: 4
love
Popularity: 2
Antonio, Prospero, Miranda, Ariel, Caliban, Ferdinand, Iris, Ceres, Juno, Nymphs, Reapers, Alonso, Gonzalo, Adrian, Francisco, Sebastian, Stephano, Trinculo, several mariners, several boatswains and the master of the ship.
Popularity: 1
Because Ferdinand disobeyed Prospero.
Popularity: 18
While Macbeth is more dramatic and includes a huge amount of suspense, The Tempest is said to be humorous. They both have different teachings. Macbeth concentrates on Murder and Tension, while The tempest focuses on colonisation, Magic and power.Hope it helped ^^
Popularity: 4
he won the island back and prospero left him.
Popularity: 1
A spirit vain, dumba$$ it says in the song "im Ariel and im a spirit vain" , wow you people are thick
Popularity: 3
my mom! lol
Popularity: 4
The usurping Duke of Milan, brother of Prospero
Popularity: 6
In the Mediterranean, somewhere between Italy and the north coast of Africa.
Popularity: 8