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The Tempest

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THE TEMPEST BY SHAKESPEARE - SUMMARY, THEME, CHARACTERS & SETTING

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The Tempest by William Shakespeare | Summary & Analysis

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Why should you read Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”? - Iseult Gillespie

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The Tempest AO5 Different Critical Readings and Interpretations onstage

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Shakespeare's The Tempest: Power and Postcolonialism

The Tempest is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1610–1611, and thought by many critics to be the last play that Shakespeare wrote alone. It is set on a remote island, where the sorcerer Prospero, rightful Duke of Milan, plots to restore his daughter Miranda to her rightful place using illusion and skillful manipulation. He conjures up a storm, the eponymous tempest, to cause his usurping brother Antonio and the complicit King Alonso of Naples to believe they are shipwrecked and marooned on the island. There, his machinations bring about the revelation of Antonio's lowly nature, the redemption of the King, and the marriage of Miranda to Alonso's son, Ferdinand.