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The Tempest Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 2, Scene 2 Summary

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Act 2, Scene 2 Summary

Caliban appears carrying a pile of wood and cursing Prospero, accusing him of sending spirits to torture him. He sees Trinculo approaching, assumes he's another spirit sent to torment him, and falls to the ground in the hopes "the spirit" won't notice him. Trinculo appears, nervous about another approaching storm. He sees Caliban and at first thinks he's a fish, but then realizes he's a man and comments that if he took him back to Naples he could make a fortune exhibiting him to the public. He hears a roll of thunder, and afraid of getting wet, hides beneath Caliban's robes.

Stephano appears, drunk. Caliban, thinking Stephano is another spirit, begs to be left alone. Stephano marvels at Caliban's monstrous appearance and his ability to speak, but sees that he's frightened and imagines that if he gives him some wine he'll calm down...

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