The Tempest Essay | Imaginative Journeys in Literature

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Imaginative Journeys in Literature

Summary: Three literary works are compared and analyzed in terms of imaginative journeys: William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, The Wizard of Oz, and Robert Frost’s poem The Road Not Taken. What really matters is the experience of the journey itself, not the destination.
The imagination was used to create an alternative fictitious world in Shakespeare's play `The Tempest'. The imaginative journeys unraveled the mysteries of this imagined world but what really matters is the path of the journey not the destination. The journey ended with the opposite of what it began with, reality, and abandoning magic. The significant component of the play is the transition from illusion to reality, magic to veracity. The Tempest's imaginative journey can be divided up into sub-journeys, each with their own path and arrival.

The first sub journey is evident to both the characters and the audience. Prospero creates a magic storm that disrupts the order of the real world. It creates chaos on the ship and shows nature at it's extremes. The natural order and rank on the ship is disrupted, the boatswain command the noble rank to move out of the way...

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