What does Alonso say to Prospero?
Alonso now tells Prospero of the missing Ferdinand. Prospero tells Alonso that he, too, has lost a child in this last tempest—his daughter. Alonso continues to be wracked with grief. Prospero then draws aside a curtain, revealing behind it Ferdinand and Miranda, who are playing a game of chess.
What does The Tempest say about colonialism?
The Tempest has often been interpreted as a play about colonialism primarily because Prospero comes to Sycorax’s island, subdues her, rules the land and imposes his own culture on the people of the land.
How would you describe Alonso in The Tempest?
Alonso is King of Naples and Ferdinand’s father. Antonio is Prospero’s brother. He became Duke of Milan after overthrowing his brother. Gonzalo is Alonso’s counsellor and trusted advisor.
What does Alonso say that would reconcile him to Prospero and bring their families together?
What does Alonso say that would reconcile him to Prospero and bring their families together? Alonso wishes that his son and Prospero’s daughter would be king and queen of Naples.
How does Alonso regret his wrongdoings to Prospero?
4. How does Alonso regret his wrongdoings to Prospero? Alonso regrets his wrongdoing by begging forgiveness and giving the ownership of his kingdom to Prospero.
Do you think Shakespeare’s play The Tempest was meant to be about colonialism or not?
Many consider the play an allegory of European colonization, and throughout the centuries, Caliban’s character has featured prominently in arguments that defend or resist against colonialist tyranny. The Tempest has also been interpreted as an allegory of liberation.
Which opinion about colonialism is best supported by the events from The Tempest?
Which opinion about colonialism is best supported by events from The Tempest? Native populations are better off left alone than influenced by into a colonizer’s culture. It is difficult to maintain a positive relationship with native people, so colonizers should leave them alone.
What kind of person was Alonso?
However, when confronted with his responsibility, Alonso is genuinely repentant for the pain he caused Prospero in the past. Alonso’s concern for his son’s safety and his deep grief when he thinks his son is dead help to construct an image of Alonso as a good and loving father who has made mistakes in the past.
Is Alonso a good leader The Tempest?
Alonso, the King of Naples, is not a particularly good guy, but not a particularly bad one, either. We know he was an enemy of Prospero, but the first we hear of the King is that he was easily swayed by Antonio’s self-interested flattery.