The Tempest | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Jacquelyn Fox-Good

This literature criticism consists of approximately 40 pages of analysis & critique of The Tempest.
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Critical Essay by Jacquelyn Fox-Good

SOURCE: Fox-Good, Jacquelyn. “Other Voices: The Sweet, Dangerous Air(s) of Shakespeare's Tempest.Shakespeare Studies 24 (1996): 241-74.

In the following essay, Fox-Good examines the subversive nature of music in The Tempest, and contends that music is employed by characters, such as Caliban and Ariel, who have been relegated to the margins of society and who use songs to voice their grievances and protest their subjugation.

Sing, Ariel, sing Sweetly, dangerously Out of the sour And shiftless water, Lucidly out Of the dozing tree, Entrancing, rebuking The raging heart Of a smoother song Than this rough world, Unfeeling god. 

—W. H. Auden “Prospero to Ariel” The Sea and the Mirror

Prospero, tu es un grand illusionniste: le mensonge, ça te connaît. Et tu m'as tellement menti menti, sur...

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