The Tempest Themes

Colonisation – Gonzalo Their manners are more gentle kind than of our human generation.
Colonisation – Caliban Teach me how to name the bigger light.
Colonisation – Trinculo There would this monster make a man.
Love – Miranda There’s nothing ill can dwell in such a temple.
Love – Ferdinand I’d rather crack my sinews, break my back, than you should such dishonour undergo.
Love – Prospero If thou dost break her virgin knot.
Lost and Found – Botswain All lost! To prayers, to prayers! All lost!
Lost and Found – Ariel Thee of thy son, Alonso, they have bereft.
Lost and Found – Gonzalo And Ferdinand, her brother, found a wife.
Revenge and Reconciliation – Caliban Knock a nail into his head.
Revenge and Reconciliation – Ariel That you three from Millaine did supplant good Prospero.
Revenge and Reconciliation – Prospero The rarer action is in virtue than in vengeance.
Dreams – Ariel Thou art inclined to sleep.
Dreams – Caliban The isle is full of noises, sounds and sweet airs which give delight and hurt not.
Dreams – Prospero We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep.
Power – Prospero Duke of Millaine and a Prince of Power.
Power – Anthonio And look how well my garments sit upon me.
Power – Caliban Having first seized his books.