Verifica: "La Tempesta" di William Shakespeare
To which genre does “The Tempest” belong?
In “The Tempest” Shakespeare innovates theatre by not respecting the Aristotelian unities of action, time and place.
What do Prospero’s power and magic represent?
A reflection on the art of playwright
A reflection on the new technologies, such as gunpowder
A reflection on the magical elements of reality
A reflection on the power and violence of mankind against other men
What inspired Shakespeare to write “The Tempest”?
By a novel, written by an Italian author
By recent historical events, such as the English colonization in the New World
By a true story, occurred in Italy in the XIV century
Who raises the tempest against Antonio’s ship?
Prospero’s choice to leave the island and lose his power can be seen as a symbol of Shakespeare’s retirement from theatre?
Who was Prospero, before arriving on the island?