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PROSPERO AND SHAKESPEARE The Tempest is an interesting play written by the famous William Shakespeare It is his official and last accomplishment This play is thought of as one of Shakespeares romance plays Shakespeare started to write toward the end of his career about magic and fantasy set in far-off lands These realms that he created are written about in his plays This particular play is famous for his usage of magic which is carried through by the Duke of Milan a state in Italy who is also known as Prospero the magician Prospero rules Shakespeares creation of an island set far away from all realities and creates ruckus for all that land on the island Prospero who is on an island with his daughter Miranda and some servants to assist with magic is stranded but he uses his magical powers to his advantage Prospero is on this remote island because his brother Antonio usurped his position of Dukedom His evil brother sent Prospero and his baby daughter sailing into sea with a boat full of wholes Antonio sent Prospero away in such an abused boat that he assumes that Prospero had to died at sea but this is not so A kind-hearted man named Gonzalo changes Prospero and his daughters fate and Prospero in return uses his magic on the island to make it some what livable for them The play starts out so happily but then Prospero is offered a chance to use his magic and take revenge upon his evil brother Antonio who took his place in Milan Italy as the duke to rule Antonio happens to set sail in waters that are close to Prosperos island His servant Ariel who is an airy spirit which Prospero rescued from imprisonment and now controls can fly play magical music misdirect people turn invisible and create storms and fire among other abilities Also Ariels gender is uncertain and probably indeterminate it
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