A Tempest: Based on Shakespeare's The Tempest, Adaptation for a Black Theatre Setting & Symbolism

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Island

The Island is the main setting of "A Tempest". The Island was formerly bequeathed to Caliban by Sycorax, his mother, but Prospero tricks Caliban into relinquishing control of the Island before the action of the play begins. At the end of the play, Prospero decides to stay on the Island with Caliban alone, instead of returning to Europe with his daughter and the noblemen.

Shipwreck

Prospero causes a shipwreck of the ship that Antonio and Alonso are on. This occurs near the Island, and Prospero causes this in order to seek vengeance against Alonso and Antonio for denouncing him to the Holy Inquisition as a sorcerer and causing his exile to the Island.

Caliban's Cave

Caliban's cave is the cave that Prospero forces Caliban to move to as punishment for his attempt to rape Miranda. Caliban refers to his cave as the "ghetto."

Milan

Milan is the...

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