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Ariel is small and airy, while Caliban is a large monster.
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Answer The Tempest, a romantic comedy often considered as one of Shakespeare's greatest works, begins with act one a scene typical of Shakespeare, throwing the a…udience directly into the story. It is not until scene two that we meet Prospero, the story protagonist, and the character that Caliban and Ariel generally revolve around. Before we even meet Caliban Shakespeare already begins painting a picture of him 'a freckled human whelp, hag-born not honerd with human shape' we are already being fed information on Caliban so that we have formed an opinion of him before he enters the story. The first things we hear about Caliban forms an almost animalistic view of the man. Ariel on the other hand is not mentioned before her sudden appearance seconds after Miranda falls asleep, which makes us question the possibility of magical influence. Calibans entrance, directly after Ariel's stormy exit contrasts between the two characters with Ariel's light sprit as opposed to Caliban blunt and unattractive character. Before Caliban even enters view we are hearing of how Miranda is repulsed by Caliban 'I do not love to look upon' which once again gives us an opinion of Caliban before we meet him. Prospero's abrupt order, 'what ho! Slave! Caliban!'. The word 'slave' gives us a clear example of Calibans status. Shakespeare has purposefully made Calibans first line after many negative and animal like prose from Miranda and Prospero, this is so before he even speaks we have formed a very clear opinion of what we feel Calibans personality and appearance is like. 'There's wood enough within' although quite a simple line holds many meanings. The first being the fact that the line comes from off stage, which means we still don't know what he looks like, which in turn means that we are speculating what Caliban looks like. The second meaning this line has is showing us that Caliban directly disobeys Prospero's orders, which shows that Caliban has no respect for Prospero and prospero does not have all the power we first thought he had. The contrast in tasks given to Ariel and Caliban by Prospero also shows us the contrast between Ariel's and Calibans roles The Tempest. Caliban is only allowed near Miranda because he is given the menial jobs 'he does make our fire, fetch our wood and serves in offices' which once again reminds us of the idea that Caliban is a slave. Ariel on the other hand is given much more important jobs, but this is not because Ariel means any more to Prospero than Caliban does but simply because of her magic which means Prospero need something from her, Prospero relies on Ariel to help him. The language used by Prospero and Caliban changes slightly as the act progresses. Although prospero continues to use harsh words that shows us the hatred he has for Caliban, 'thou poisonous slave, got by the devil himself', Calibans attitude is slightly different. Although it is clear that he currently hates Prospero, ' drop on you both! A south- west blow on ye, and blister you all o'er!'. Calibans speech comes as a shock, as it is unexpected that a slave would be able to speak like this, but it also shows the clear love he once had for Prospero ' thou strok'est me and made much of me' but this small part, where for the first time Caliban is shown with emotions in a more human way, is instantly replaced with anger towards Prospero for taking his island.
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 be his instead of Prospero's.
He is half devil (father) and witch (mother)
"Caliban is harsh and coarse, while Ariel is polite and refined."
Ariel is portrayed as a small creature with a long tail. /
As a flying animal-like creature /
How does the Balinese production's staging of The Tempest create the image of Caliban as a fearsome character?
The screen shows a closeup of Caliban's profile. /
What is an example of a character depiction that is different between the Utah Valley University and Balinese productions of The Tempest?
In the Utah Valley University production, Ariel is portrayed as male, while in the Balinese production, Ariel is portrayed as female. / … /
Stephano is amazed at Caliban's speaking abilities, whileTrinculo is mesmerized by his physical appearance. .
Ariel is treated with more respect because the king's men are afraid of him, while Caliban is treated with less dignity because people consider him a monster. … /
Caliban is an outcast because his clothing is raggedand dirty. .
Miranda hangs back and keeps her distance from Caliban. /
Miranda stands behind her father when she feels threatened by Caliban.
The portrayal of Caliban as a monstrous creature is most clearly an interpretation in the Balinese production of the Tempest.
How does the Utah Valley University production of The Tempest show a difference between Ariel and Caliban?
Ariel's movements are fluid and dance-like, while Caliban hunchesover awkwardly.
What statement best explains the difference between the Balinese production's interpretation of the tempest and the Utah valley university production's interpretation?
The Balinese production has a magical and mystical tone, while thetone of the Utah Valley University production is more menacing. . The Balinese production used a shadow sc…reen as a stage, whilethe Utah Valley University production used a traditional stage andactors. .
In Acts I and II of The Tempest Prospero interacts with Ariel and Caliban differently. what best describes his interactions with the two?
He uses Caliban to do menial physical labor, while he usesAriel to carry out his magical schemes. .