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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