Shakespeare is renowned for the language he used and often invented new words, many of which we still use today. Explore the way he uses rhythm and rhyme and imagery and metaphor in The Tempest.
What might the storm at the start of the play represent?
What might the island be a metaphor for?
How is Caliban separated from the other characters?
He is the only servant
He is the only native
He is the only boy
Which natural element is Ariel associated with?
What does Prospero say our life is "rounded" with?
How is Ariel's spritely nature emphasised?
By his songs
By his jokes
By his spells
When does Caliban speak poetically?
When he talks about Miranda
When he talks about the island
When he talks about wine
How do we know that Trinculo and Stephano are of a lower social status?
They speak in verse
They speak in prose
Which word is used by Trinculo and Stephano to describe Caliban?
What does Prospero call Ariel at the end of the play?