Lesson overview: Abuse of power: Caliban - Victim or Villain?View in classroom
In this lesson we will evaluate whether Caliban is mistreated and a victim, or whether he is villainous in his own right. We will reflect on his thoughts and things that torment him, as well as how Trinculo and Stephano treat him.
16 lessons in Shakespearean Comedy - The Tempest:
- Context of The Tempest
- The plot and themes of The Tempest
- The theme of power: Act 1 Scene 1 - A Stormy Start
- The theme of power: Act 1 Scene 2: Prospero and Miranda
- The Theme of Power: Act 1 Scene 2 - Prospero and Ariel
- The theme of power: Act 1 Scene 2 - Caliban’s Treatment
- The theme of hope: Coming Ashore
- The theme of comedy: Trinculo and Stephano
- Abuse of power: Caliban - Victim or Villain?
- Analysing character in literature: How is Caliban Presented?
- The theme of love: Ferdinand and Miranda
- The theme of betrayal
- The theme of reconciliation
- The theme of magic: Prospero's Epilogue
- Evaluating: Prospero's Moral Principles
- Writing about the play as a whole: How is Power Presented?