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relationship with miranda

"I have done nothing but in care of thee"
"Thy father was the Duke of Milan and A prince of power"
-Calls Antonio "Perfidious" and says "Of all the world I loved"
"rapt in secret studies"
"cease more questions: thou art inclined to sleep"
Calls Miranda "my dear one"
"thy fasle uncle"

2

Relationship with Ariel

"My Ariel"
"Dost thou forget from what a torment I did free thee" - Bombarding Ariel with interrogatives and imperatives (e.g. "speak; tell me.")
" I must Once in a month" "After two I will discharge you"
"Do you love me, master? …. "Dearly, my delicate Ariel"
Calls him "Malignant thing!"
"All hail great master"
" I flamed amazement"

3

Relationship with gonzalo

"A noble Neapolitan, Gonzalo"
He is moved to tears when he sees him- "Holy Gonzalo" "drops" fall down his face
Gonzalo comments on how order had been restored as before they were in a state where "where no man was his own"

4

Relationship with Neopolitans

"The rarer action is
In virtue, than in vengeance"
"whom to call brother would even infect my mouth, I do forgive"

5

Relationship with Caliban

"got by the devil himself"
"seek to violate the honour of my child"
Calls him a "lying slave" and hill give him "old cramps" and fill his "bones with aches"
Gives him non-human names "Hag-seed" or "litter" - Dehumanising.
"this thing of darkness, I
Acknowledge mine"
"A devil, a born devil, on whose nature
Nurture can never stick"
"I’ll break my staff"
"I’ll drown my book"
"Rough magic"

6

caliban

" As disproportion'd in his matters as in his shape"
Said if "thou didst prevent me" (Raping Miranda)
"This island's mine, by sycorax my mother" "Which thou tak'st from me"
"you taught me language; and my profit on't is , I know how to cure"
"I must obey: his art is of such pow'r"
" The isle is full of noises, sounds and sweet airs, that give delight" - Poetic/ eloquent
Music "Will hum about mine ears"- He love the island
" I'll be wise hereafter and seek for grace"- Double meaning
"I prithee be my god" "I will kiss thy foot" "freedom"
"Do not torment me. O!" "the spirits torment me. Oh!" "I'll bring my wood home faster"
“sun sucks up/from bogs, fens, flats, on Prosper fall"
"yet I needs must curse"
"do hiss me into madness"
"Ass was I to take this drunkard for a God"
" You do keep me from the rest o' th' island"
"remember first to possess his books" "for without the he's but a sot, as I am"

7

Ariel

" Remember I have done thee worthy service" "told thee no lies
Called "my dainty Ariel" " my bird"
Tells Prospero that if he saw they his "affection would become tender" and Prospero says "dost thou think so, spirt?" he replies "mine would, sir, were I human"
" My liberty."
"was't well done?"
Is told "be free" at the end but is given one last job when he says "that is thy charge"

8

Miranda

"If by your art, my dearest father, you have/ Put the wild waters in this roar, allay them." "O I have suffered/ With those that I saw suffer."
"my dearest father"
"What is't! A spirit?" - thinks Ferdinand is a spirit
"A thing divine" "goddess"
"if a virgin...I'll make you The Queen of Naples"
Thinks Caliban is a "villain" and "I do not love to look on "
"I am your wife if you will marry me; if you will not, I'll die your maid"
She I shocked by all the "godly creatures" which she sees
She says "if you'll sit down, I'll bear your logs"
"O brave new world
That has such people in't!" - Ironic
"you play me false"
" Do you love me?"
"I’ll be your servant"

9

Ferdinand

" I might call him a thing divine" "for nothing natural I ever saw so noble "
"there be some sports are painful and their labour/ Delight in them sets off"
Death imagery- "bones" "fade" "nothing of him"
" O, if a virgin... I'll make you the Queen of Naples"
"poor matters Point to rich ends"
"I liked several women, never any with so full soul"
"my heart fly to your service"

10

Antonio

Tries to get Sebastian to "perform an act" that would lead him to be the King of Naples.
"what's past is prologue" - Metadrama- he thinks he's the playwright who has the power to manipulate others into doing what he wants.
When Sebastian asks him about his conscience he states that "Twenty consciences" would melt before they bothered him.
" Thou pardon my wrongs" "But how should Prospero be living and be here"
"whom to call brother would even infect my mouth"
Asks Prospero to explain " Thy preservation" - Still can't believe
"Is a plain fish, and no doubt marketable" - Even after being forgiven his still wants to profit from others.
" Worthy Sebastian?"- Manipulating him

11

Alonso:

"prithee peace"
" Must ask my child forgiveness"
"lets make further search for my poor son"
"pointing to Caliban" - " this is a strange thing as e'er I look'd on"

12

Sebastian

"he receives comfort like cold porridge"
"'twas a sweet marriage" - Profitable marriage
" Sir you may thank yourself for this great loss" - "Losed her to an African"
" The fault's your own"

13

Stephano

Tells Caliban to "open your mouth" as it will "give language to you"

14

Trinculo

" Man or a fish?

15

Gonzalo

Tells the others to be "merry"- Naïve optimism?
" How lush and lusty the grass looks! How green!"
Philosophises on the ideal state, a “commonwealth”, where labour and rewards are equally shared- ironic how Gonzalo I considered and the good guy, yet he is still concerned with power and control.