A Tempest: Based on Shakespeare's The Tempest, Adaptation for a Black Theatre Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Introduction

• Introduction

• Cesaire is known as the founder of Negritude, the first black pride movement.

• Cesaire's writing includes poetry, surrealism, Pan-African movements, and anti-colonial movements.

• Cesaire was born in Martinique.

• He went to college in Paris for teaching. At college he started a journal.

• Cesaire and his wife returned to Martinique to teach in the 1940's.

• He wrote several papers on anti-colonialism.

• Cesaire later became mayor of Fort-De-France.

Prologue

• Prologue

• The Master of Ceremonies instructs all of the actors to grab a mask that represents their character.

• He assigns the roles to the major characters.

• He tells the other actors to choose the leftover roles.

• Before the Prologue ends, the Master of Ceremonies tells the actors to ad lib among themselves.

Act 1, Scene 1

• Act 1 Scene 1

• A storm breaks out around Gonzalo, Sebastian, and Antonio's ship.

• The men get into a fight with the boatswain because they think he...

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