The Tempest Essay | Allegories and Themes in Shakespeare's Tempest

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Allegories and Themes in Shakespeare's Tempest

Summary: Analyzes the William Shakespeare play, the Tempest. Describes how, through the behaviors of different characters, Shakespeare re-defined the roles of good and evil. Examines the character Prospero as a metaphorical God in the story.
Shakespeare did a great amount of adapting and modernization for his time. The expectations and beliefs of the times needed to be met. He wrote many of his works from the basis of others, and what he didn't, he adapted old concepts to fit the public mold. Shakespeare did this in writing The Tempest changing the old definitions of God to the new, easier, ideals. He used Prospero and Ariel to work with each other to be the metaphorical God in The Tempest, and the behaviors and character traits of God and others in the play redefined how "good" you need to be, how "bad" you can be, and how to act towards others when they have done wrong.

Shakespeare lived in a time period when people were starting to get to know themselves. They were realizing that nobody can be perfect, because everyone...

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