Essays Tagged: "FERDINAND"

SUFFERING AND ITS EFFECT ON SHAKESPEARE'SCHARACTERS

no. They are chased by dogs but their physical trauma has not induced any sign of remorse or guilt. Ferdinand, on the other hand, is overcome by emotional suffering at the 'loss' of his son. In King L ... ong exile from Milan, has more than attoned for whatever mistake he might have made while he ruled. Ferdinand must suffer through Prospero's hardships and laborious tests before he can win Miranda's h ...

(7 pages) 74 0 3.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Queen Isabella

could not stand one another. This was not the casein queen Isabella's situation. She was married to Ferdinand II of Argon in Octoberof 1469 in Segovia. Their marriage was intended to unify the two cou ... gon. The odd part about this was that Isabella almost forfeited herrights to the throne by marrying Ferdinand.It all started when Louis XI of France, a very clever king, made separatetreaties with bot ...

(6 pages) 66 1 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This essay defines the family structures and the lack of family structures in William Shakespeare's "The Tempest".

there is much strength in some of the immediate families (i.e. Prospero and Miranda, and Alonso and Ferdinand). Only in reference to Ferdinand and Miranda, is true and loving marriage ever apparent. N ... (although it's not evident at first) he supports his daughter, especially in her relationship with Ferdinand. Alonso is Ferdinand's father, who is sent into depths of despair when he believes his son ...

(4 pages) 62 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe

nce ::: PlotThe happening takes place at the end of 16th century in Sicily, better in the Castle of Ferdinando Mazzini: "a man. His first wife, Louisa Bernini, died after giving him two daughters, Jul ... . His first wife, Louisa Bernini, died after giving him two daughters, Julia and Emilia, and a son, Ferdinand.After the death of his first wife, he committed the education of his daughter to Madame Me ...

(6 pages) 24 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Tempest Act IV, Short Story

Prospero is in the process of apologizing to Ferdinand for having put him through such hard tasks. He tells him that as compensation he will allo ... d tasks. He tells him that as compensation he will allow the marriage between him and his daughter. Ferdinand agrees with his father-in-law to be who threatens that he must not sleep with her before t ... vanity of mine art."(Line 43). Ariel leaves to gather some of his fellow spirits. Prospero turns to Ferdinand and asks for a stronger vow. Ferdinand swears again and Prospero recalls Ariel.A spirit ca ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Tempest- Comparison and Contrast of Ferdinand and Caliban

Ferdinand vs. CalibanShakespeare's The Tempest includes a variety of character personality such as t ... ously though, were the traits of the two that contrasted. Although there are a few things that link Ferdinand and Caliban in comparison, their attitudes on each concept differ greatly.To begin with, P ... on each concept differ greatly.To begin with, Prospero holds one thing that each character desires. Ferdinand has the fancy for Prospero's daughter, Miranda. Caliban wants his island, which he believe ...

(2 pages) 37 1 4.2 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

How successfully did Ferdinand and Isabella consolidate royal authority from 1474 to 1492?

Upon becoming the joint monarchs of Castile and Aragon, one of the main challenges that Ferdinand and Isabella faced was to extend the crown's authority over the Iberian peninsula thus inc ... pope Alexander VI who conferred the title upon them is indicative of the international respect that Ferdinand and Isabella gained by recommencing the reconquista. This international and domestic respe ... ; allowing it to take a more powerful position in the approach of pactista.Another key way in which Ferdinand and Isabella successfully consolidated royal authority was in their dealings with the town ...

(10 pages) 49 1 4.6 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Discussion of the use of magic in Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'.

like figure coordinating the force.Magic continues to transform the plot throughout the play. While Ferdinand is lost in the woods, wandering aimlessly, Ariel becomes invisible through magic and guide ... of marriage and the bounty of the earth. Prospero calls upon these spirits through Ariel to welcome Ferdinand into the family. This use of magic allows for Prospero to demonstrate to Ferdinand that he ...

(6 pages) 74 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

To what extent were Isabella and Ferdinand good rulers of Spain?

number of Jews among the Catholics and Muslims in Spain, so for the very beginning of Isabella and Ferdinand's reign you could say that Aragon and Castile were multi-religious, but only for a short w ... t basically stated it was illegal to be anything other than Catholic. I understand why Isabella and Ferdinand did this, but their first action didn't have a big impact on the people because most of th ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

To what extent were the policies of Isabella and Ferdinand of Spain motivated by religious considerations?

Religion, during Isabella and Ferdinand's reign was held in extreme high regard; however it is unfair to say that Isabella and Fer ... later, they were expelled from Castile and Aragon, this ended several hundred years of Convivencia.Ferdinand however viewed religion through a 'political eye piece' - meaning that politics was, in hi ... eaning that politics was, in his mind, of more importance than that of religion. For the best part, Ferdinand agreed and totally endorsed his wife's strategic tactics, only he had more focus on the po ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"The Tempest" (Imaginative Journies)

nge, other characters such as Alonso learn something about themselves and others such a Miranda and Ferdinand find love- "Beyond all limits of what else I' th' world, Do love, prize, honour you."The i ... te To what tune pleased his ear". In scene one, it is the music which allays the waters' "fury" and Ferdinand's "passion With its sweet air", while the same suggestion recurs in scene 5, where Prosper ...

(4 pages) 89 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

"The Tempest"

A storm strikes a ship carrying Alonso, Ferdinand, Sebastian, Antonio, Gonzalo, Stefano, and Trinculo, who are on their way to Italy after c ... ero sends Caliban to fetch firewood. Ariel, invisible, enters playing music and leading in the awed Ferdinand. Miranda and Ferdinand are immediately smitten with each other. He is the only man Miranda ... t things temporarily in order to prevent their relationship from developing too quickly. He accuses Ferdinand of merely pretending to be the Prince of Naples and threatens him with imprisonment. When ...

(7 pages) 21 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The Tempest

, there are five major male characters on board: Alonso, the King of Naples; his son, the young man Ferdinand; his brother, Sebastian; Antonio the Duke of Milan; and a counselor to the King, Gonzalo. ... After Prospero sends Caliban to gather some wood, Ariel returns with the youthful Prince of Naples, Ferdinand, entranced by the sprite's piping and songs. Ferdinand is the first human that Miranda has ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The Tempest And Much Ado About Nothing

st of intentions, and everyone ended up happy.Moreover, Prospero, in The Tempest, is dishonest with Ferdinand as a part of his plan to unite Miranda and Ferdinand. Prospero is extremely sage, and his ... is extremely sage, and his intelligence leads him to devise this wonderful scheme. Prospero allows Ferdinand to believe that his father is dead to catch him at his most vulnerable moment. Also, he ma ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Tempest Analysis

could have Alonso killed on the island but knows that if he wants to get off the island he must use Ferdinand and Miranda, and ultimately use Alonso to make an agreement with.This brings me to my next ... the island. But Prospero is using Miranda to hold power over Caliban and also uses her to entrance Ferdinand and then use that marriage as a way to get off the island. Caliban tried to rape Miranda, ...

(4 pages) 30 1 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Feminism & The Tempest

physical appearance. To explain, Miranda is seen a beautiful woman, nothing more that a sex object. Ferdinand's first thoughts of Miranda are revealed when he states, "most sure, the goddess/on whom t ... my prayer/may know if you remain upon this island" (1.2.505-507). Without knowing this woman's name Ferdinand is interested and hopes that she inhabits the island he was trapped in. Physically not onl ...

(5 pages) 38 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Tempest a look at reality and

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 ... 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 m ...

(6 pages) 14 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Queen Isabella Queen Isabella lived in medieval times, or in,

married against there will. This was not the case in Queen Isabella's situation. She was married to Ferdinand II of Argon in October of 1469 in Segovia. Their marriage was intended to unify the two co ... on. The odd part about this was that Isabella almost forfeited her rights to the throne by marrying Ferdinand.This story started when Louis XI of France, a very clever king, made separate treaties wit ...

(6 pages) 938 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Comment closely on act III scene III of Shakespeare's "THE TEMPEST" and show its relevance to the whole play

rospero continues his punishment as Antonio and his entourage take a rest from looking for his son, Ferdinand, whom they now believe is drowned.In this scene, Alonso is sad because he has finally deci ... , Alonso is sad because he has finally decided to come to terms with what he think is reality; that Ferdinand had droned. He says, "… he is drowned, whom thus we stray to find, and the sea mock ...

(4 pages) 514 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Discuss Prosperos journey in Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' in relation to his magic and his humanity and the changes he undergoes.

first change in Prospero comes fairly early in the play, during Act I scene ii, whilst introducing Ferdinand to Miranda. From a distance she perceives Ferdinand as “as thing divine,” althou ... hough having never seen another man before, but there is an overshadowing of deception in this act. Ferdinand, being the son to the King of Naples, presents a direct link to Prospero, creating a relat ...

(6 pages) 2069 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare