The Tempest

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The dislikes of Caliban and Prospero are shown in the beginning of the play. Caliban’s island is taken over by Prospero. Caliban is enslaved by Prospero, after Prospero learns everything about the island. Caliban and Prospero are portrayed differently, one as a monster and the other as a hero in Shakespeare and Cesaire’s play.

In The Tempest, Caliban is a slave for Prospero. Caliban is mad because Prospero took over the island. Caliban showed Prospero the all entire island. Caliban feels like the island that was his has been taken from him. He wants to revel against Prospero who took over his island. Caliban tries to be hard with prospero but fails to do so. Prospero uses his magic to get and do as he pleases.

A Tempest is very different than The Tempest. Prospero is not the same good person as shown in the Tempest. Caliban fights for what he believes in a Tempest. Prospero is called a anti nature by Caliban is Cesaire’s play. Caliban calls him that because he has lived in his island and knows more about the nature than Prospero.

In the Tempest, by Shakespeare, Prospero is portrayed as the hero. Propero believes he is doing the correct thing by usurping the island since his brother overthrown him. Caliban in the Tempest is portrayed as the monster for a few reasons. Caliban was accused of trying to rape Miranda. Caliban does not deny it and goes on to say he desired to impregnate Miranda and people the island with Caliban’s.

Cesaires play was the opposite of how the characters were portrayed in the Tempest. Caliban is portrayed as a hero because he is fighting in what he believes in. Also Caliban denies the accusation from Propero about wanting to rape Miranda. Caliban went on and did not think anything about what Propero thought. He went on and ignored Propero. In A Tempest Prospero was the monster of the play. He used his magic to get what he wanted.…...

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