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William Shakespeares last play The Tempest is a story about Prospero the rightful duke of Milan He is betrayed by his brother Antonio and left on a ship with his daughter Miranda to die Only things are not going according to plan and Prospero and Miranda arrive on an island Prospero is seeking his revenge Coming back from a wedding in Africa a ship containing Prosperos enemies is attacked by the tempest and scatters its passengers about the island Prospero uses three major character traits throughout the story including being powerful protective and forgiving that will help him gain his place back in MilanProspero is a very powerful person and using his spell books he is able to conjure up some mighty magic Possibly the most powerful thing he controls is Ariel a spirit An example of this is when Prospero says Hast thou spirit Preformed to point the tempest I bade thee718 Ariel had the power to create a great sea storm and Prospero had the power to control Ariel which gave him great power Another reason why Prospero is powerful is because of his knowledge of Caliban Stephano and Trinculos plot to kill the king So when Prospero reclaims his place in Milan again hell have some mighty blackmail just incase he needs any favors or they try any thing stupid This way theyll think twice before going against Prospero Especially considering that Miranda will become queen These are the reasons why Prospero is powerfulProspero is protective of those who are close to him especially Miranda Throughout The Tempest Prospero slowly makes sure Ferdinands and Mirandas love wont faid quickly Prospero even called Ferdinand a traitor just to make Miranda seem harder to get This way the couple wouldnt become a lost cause When Prospero says They are both in eithers powers But this swift business I must uneasy make lest too light winning make the prize light 726 he is revealing his
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