Close Reading Of Prospero's Lines

Response to Prospero?s Speech


Talk with the whole class about the lines from Prospero’s speech and their meaning.

  • Prospero indicates that Ferdinand is upset. What upsets him?
  • What “revels” are ended?
  • Prospero uses similes to compare the disappearance of the visions to the world around them. Explain the comparisons.
  • When he says “We,” whom does Prospero mean?