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1

HGD, Quote about Sal being stoned

I’ve got it all on video” says Felix… Sal, obviously stoned out of his mind

(pg 234)

imagery → humour, postmodernism and progressive politics

2

HGD, Quote about 8Handz saying that getting the ministers high on drugs is ethically wrong

This is too sick even for me

(pg 234)

3

HGD, Quote about bygones being bygones

I pardon all of you, and we’ll let bygones be bygones

(pg 235)

reference → homage to Shakespeare
synonymous to eye for eye → removes Biblical-ness

4

HGD, Quote about Felix analysing Prospero being pardoned in the epilogue

The Tempest is a play about a man producing a play… so maybe the fault for which he needs to be pardoned is the play itself

A sin says” Felix. “Not a legal lapse, a moral one

(pg 274)

5

TMP, Quote about Prospero roasting then forgiving Caliban

Misshapen knave… mother was a witch… bastard one

This thing of darkness I acknowledge mine

juxtaposition → ambiguity in Prospero's words

6

TMP, Quote about Antonio being an unnatural POS but with Felix forgiving him anyways

I do forgive thee, unnatural though thou art

(Act 5.1, line 73)

allusion → Great Chain of Being, Antonio breaking order of Shakespeare times

7

TMP, Quote about him calming down and forgiving people

Yet my nobler reason against my fury...the rarer action is In virtue than in vengeance

(Act 5.1, line 34)

theme of mercy → Prospero uses reason (human quality) and knows it's right

8

TMP, Quote about Antonio being a POS

For you, most wicked sir, whom to call brother
Would even infect my mouth,

(Act 5.1, line 151)

lexical chain → Antonio is evil

9

HGD AND TMP, Quote about Ariel being a human and stuff

I would sir, were I human

For TMP

For HGD
intertextuality → Felix regains humanity (Miranda is conscience)