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Prospero's Skills and Self-Beneficial Intentions

Summary: Essay examine's Prospero's use of his skills for self-beneficial intentions only, in Shakespeare's "The Tempest."
Shakespeare's The Tempest is set in a place where magic and mystical illusions occur all the time, and the magic of Prospero is an important and recurring theme throughout the play. Music and language, used in incantations and manipulative conversation, and the help of spirits, enable Prospero to induce sleep and physical attraction between two people, to turn invisible, and to control natural events on the mystical island. It not only reflects the extreme power that Prospero possesses, but the different acts of his magic mirror his intentions. Thus the Prospero's connection between his magic and power is significant, and it is often tricky to differentiate the good intentions of his magic from the bad. In the end, when Prospero finally comes to divine senses and chooses mercy over vengeance, he drops his magic skills, which is proof that they were evil. Prospero's immoral enslavement...

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