Close Reading Essay

Within¬†The Tempest,¬†Shakespeare demonstrates a power struggle through the character Prospero. This paper shows different examples in which Prospero manipulates other characters in order to gain power over them. Prospero is unable to keep his promise to Ariel, is found physically and mentally abusive towards Caliban, and is seen controlling Miranda’s every move, especially within her relationship with Ferdinand. Through this, it can be found that Prospero strives to control everything and everyone around him, alas, causing damage in doing so.

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