The Tempest Essay | "Colonization in the Tempest"

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"Colonization in the Tempest"

Summary: Analyzes "The Tempest", a play by William Shakespeare. Discusses how Shakespeare incorporates into the play themes of newly discovered Americas, and the difficulties inherent in colonization.
"The Tempest", one of William Shakespeare's later plays, was written probably during the later part of 1610 or in 1611. It is one of his last compositions, and it differs significantly from many of his other works. This play incorporates themes of newly discovered Americas, and the difficulties inherent in colonization. The early 1600s saw the beginning of great tide of emigration from England to North America. That was an esential part of the Elizabethan period as well as Shakespeare's plays. In"The Tempest" Shakespeare wants to familiriaze readers with the"New World", uninhabited and uncivilized island, comparing it to the"Old World" Europe. He also tries to underline, how strange and unusaal are just discovered parts of the world.

The play begins on a ship caught in a tempest, what might be taken from some historical facts. Two years before the play was written, in...

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