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The Tempest A play by William Shakespeare
The Tempest <ul><li>Last play solely written by him (1610) </li></ul><ul><li>First Folio (1623) </li></ul><ul><li>Comedy/R...
Sources of the Play <ul><li>Italian Commedia dell’Arte </li></ul><ul><li>Erasmus’s “Naufragium” </li></ul><ul><li>Traditio...
Characters <ul><li>Prospero </li></ul><ul><li>Miranda, “a wonder” </li></ul><ul><li>Ariel (& Iris and Juno) </li></ul><ul>...
Synopsis <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Prospero and Miranda </li></ul><ul><li>Gonzalo’s help </li></ul><ul><li>Ca...
Synopsis <ul><li>Caliban and two drunken crew members </li></ul><ul><li>Love between Ferdinand and Miranda  </li></ul><ul>...
Themes <ul><li>The concept of usurping a monarch </li></ul><ul><li>Political legitimacy </li></ul><ul><li>Source of power ...
Art <ul><li>Henry Fuseli modelled his Prospero on Leonardo Da Vinci </li></ul><ul><li>Painting  William Hogarth’s “The Tem...
Cinema   <ul><li>The Tempest (1979) </li></ul><ul><li>Prospero’s books (1991) </li></ul><ul><li>Forbidden Planet (1956) </...
Cinema
Sources <ul><li>Wikipedia ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Tempest ) </li></ul><ul><li>Absolute Shakespeare ( http://www...
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The Tempest by William Shakespeare

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The Tempest by William Shakespeare

  1. 1. The Tempest A play by William Shakespeare
  2. 2. The Tempest <ul><li>Last play solely written by him (1610) </li></ul><ul><li>First Folio (1623) </li></ul><ul><li>Comedy/Romance </li></ul>
  3. 3. Sources of the Play <ul><li>Italian Commedia dell’Arte </li></ul><ul><li>Erasmus’s “Naufragium” </li></ul><ul><li>Tradition of Romance </li></ul>
  4. 4. Characters <ul><li>Prospero </li></ul><ul><li>Miranda, “a wonder” </li></ul><ul><li>Ariel (& Iris and Juno) </li></ul><ul><li>Caliban (& Sycorax) </li></ul><ul><li>Alonso </li></ul><ul><li>Members Of The Crew </li></ul>
  5. 5. Synopsis <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Prospero and Miranda </li></ul><ul><li>Gonzalo’s help </li></ul><ul><li>Caliban and Ariel </li></ul><ul><li>The shipwreck </li></ul>
  6. 6. Synopsis <ul><li>Caliban and two drunken crew members </li></ul><ul><li>Love between Ferdinand and Miranda </li></ul><ul><li>Antonio and Sebastian conspire to kill Alonso and Gonzalo </li></ul><ul><li>Gathering of the characters </li></ul><ul><li>The sailing for Italy </li></ul>
  7. 7. Themes <ul><li>The concept of usurping a monarch </li></ul><ul><li>Political legitimacy </li></ul><ul><li>Source of power </li></ul><ul><li>Caliban/Prospero </li></ul><ul><li>“ Our revels now are ended” </li></ul>
  8. 8. Art <ul><li>Henry Fuseli modelled his Prospero on Leonardo Da Vinci </li></ul><ul><li>Painting William Hogarth’s “The Tempest” </li></ul>
  9. 9. Cinema <ul><li>The Tempest (1979) </li></ul><ul><li>Prospero’s books (1991) </li></ul><ul><li>Forbidden Planet (1956) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Cinema
  11. 11. Sources <ul><li>Wikipedia ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Tempest ) </li></ul><ul><li>Absolute Shakespeare ( http://www.william-shakespeare.info/shakespeare-play-the-tempest.htm ) </li></ul><ul><li>Shakespeare-Literature ( http://www.shakespeare-literature.com/The_Tempest/index.html ) </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul>

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