D.C. Heath & Company, 1910 - 127 Seiten
The Tempest is the fourth, final, and the finest of Shakespeare's great late romances. It is classified as a romantic comedy with a mild element of tragedy in its main plot. The play is set on a remote island, now inhabited by Prospero and his daughter Miranda. He is the rightful Duke of Milan, his throne being usurped by his villainous brother Antonio. When Antonio and his friend King Alonso of Naples, Alonso's son Ferdinand, and others are travelling by a ship, their ship gets wrecked by the storm conjured by Prospero, who has magical powers. With the help of his devoted attendant Ariel, Prospero accomplishes his task to restore Miranda her rightful place. Antonio, his accomplice King Alonso of Naples and his son Ferdinand reach the island after the shipwreck. Love blooms between Miranda and Ferdinand, and Prospero consents to their marriage. Finally, the truth about Antonio is revealed, and Prospero is restored his dukedom .He forgives his brother, and returns to Milan.
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Review: The TempestNutzerbericht - Helena - Goodreads
Good, not great. I enjoy Shakespeare's writing, plots & characters always, but I've liked some of his other works more. Vollständige Rezension lesen
Review: The TempestNutzerbericht - Hankrose - Goodreads
While not known for it's verisimilitude, this play is deceptive, there is a lot of symbolism and things going on that might not be the first thing you notice. It sends one thinking, is Prospero good ... Vollständige Rezension lesen