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The Tempest Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 3, Scene 1 Summary

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Act 3, Scene 1 Summary

As Ferdinand stacks firewood, he speaks in soliloquy about how he's been assigned this job by Prospero, about how it's hard work, and about how Miranda becomes upset when she's watching him, but adds that thoughts of her make the job easier. Miranda appears; unaware that Prospero is watching her (from a distance? magically?). She urges Ferdinand to not work so hard, but he tells her he must get the job done before sunset. She volunteers to work in his place for a while so he can rest, but he refuses, saying it's too hard for her. He goes on to ask what her name is, and she impulsively tells him, immediately regretting doing so because Prospero told her not to do so.

Ferdinand speaks at length about the number of women he's had the opportunity to become involved with, but how he's never found...

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