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But overall, the play just felt rushed. Usually I like Shakespeare adaptations, but I wasn’t particularly a fan of this one.

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Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Yes it’s speaking about colonization through the lens of a person whose people were shackled and enslaved and stripped of their culture.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. It’s usually really amazing when you get to read the same story from a completely different character’s point of view! That’s all there is to it.

I appreciate the idea, but the dialogue did not keep me interested. My first impression was that it was more obvious in its references to colonization. Notes on the State of Virginia Penguin Classics. The prejudice seems tempeest be in his mind, and he has more or less admitted to practicing extractive tempset — exploiting the resources of the colonised land by making the native work it.


The Tempest Folger Shakespeare Library. Prospero, the ruler of the fated island, dictates this relationship with a very heavy hand.

But God, the stereotyping, the concentration on nothing but tempset a single flippin’ point across! Ariel, a mulatto slave, attempts to win over his master through morality and pessimism while his counterpart, Caliban, speaks outright and demands that the injustices of Prospero’s rule be recognized and alleviated.

Cesaire follows the theme of The Tempewt all the while making it his own work I was even compelled to reread The Tempest just for comparative purposes. Cesaire manages to take a classical Shakespearean play The Tempest and invert it on his head, paralleling it with the plight of the African slave. It’s much more fun to analyze and pick apart the characters there.

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There is some language in it and I wouldn’t recommend it to high school, etmpest college is appropriate for this play, if ever you were taking a class in which you had to read a modernized version that takes place in the Caribbean with an African American cast. Want to Read saving….

We read Shakespeare’s version first and then read Cesaire’s. They were stock and useless, wime sexual assault was treated as a throwaway, possibly even a joke, by both the author and my professor.


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There’s very little in it to be either entertained by, learn from, or care about. Ceszire should be read in high school with the Shakespearean version attached so an actual discussion can be had. English translation Original Language: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Just writing -wise it’s poor work.

This page was last edited on 7 Juneat Sure he obeyed Prospero because of his indebtedness tempesg him! Make him the hero of this story! My feelings might change and I might come back to this review later, but for now I was not really impressed. But the magical Ariel also stood on the same ground, with powers on the same level as Prospero’s!

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