Tempest A Look At Reality And

Gonzalo states: "We are people of our own minds and no one else’s," by this Gonzalo is telling everyone that no one can control what someone sees or does. This is true unless one is using magic to alter the minds and reality of anyone under the influence of magic. In the Tempest, by William Shakespeare, Prospero uses magic to alter the reality and delude the minds of characters. Love or guilt is a form of magic that naturally occurs in one’s life. Prospero creates another magic that is placed in the audience’s mind when he asks them to become the master magicians.
Alonso and Gonzalo’s minds are deluded by Prospero’s spells to make them unaware of what is ...

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tell Gonzalo he is lying about the clothes and the island being in such fantastic shape. They tell him this because they are not affected by the spell that Gonzalo is under. Spells don’t always affect a person directly, but it still makes a person see their reality in a different perspective. Alonso is fooled by Prospero’s magic too, but it is not directly aimed towards Alonso. Because of the magic that put Ferdinand in a glen where no one could see him; Alonso thinks that Ferdinand drowned at sea. Alonso thinks that Ferdinand is dead because no one saw Ferdinand make it to land safe. This is because Prospero used magic directly on Ferdinand, but not directly on Alonso. Alonso is in a bad mood because of this indirect magic for an entire act because Alonso’s crew couldn’t find Ferdinand. Meanwhile Ferdinand is following strange music that is leading him away from the others. Prospero has Ferdinand walk away from the others so he meets ...

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fine looking creature. She may be saying this because she has never seen a man; nevertheless, she is in love. Prospero plans for this to happen; because Prospero is planning for this to happen, he has to make Ferdinand prove that he is worthy of Miranda.
Ferdinand doesn’t know Miranda, but wishes he could get to know her. They gaze deeply into each others’ eyes, and instantly they feel a passion burning that can not be hidden. Prospero expects this to happen, but he doesn’t cast any spells. Ferdinand does physical labor to prove that he is in love with Miranda. This shows the power of love; love can make people do a lot of strange things, so can guilt. When one ...

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