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How is Prospero present in this scene?
He watches from a distance.
He is invisible.
He does not appear.
Miranda offers to help Ferdinand move the logs but he won't let her. What does this show?
It shows that men are stronger than women.
It shows just how much Miranda and Ferdinand love each other.
It shows that Ferdinand can be quite stubborn.
What does Prospero mean when he says: 'Poor worm, thou art infected!'?
He is worried that Miranda might have caught something from Ferdinand.
He is putting a horrible spell on Miranda.
He is commenting on how much Miranda is in love with Ferdinand.
Ferdinand admits that he has had lots of girlfriends in the past, but he has never felt the way he feels about Miranda. How many boyfriends has Miranda had?
None. Ferdinand is the first man she's ever seen except for her father.
One. She went out with Caliban for a short while.
She won't say. It's none of Ferdinand's business.
Who proposes to whom?
Miranda proposes to Ferdinand.
Ferdinand proposes to Miranda.
Their parents arrange their marriage.