greek terraces1st half: individual essay prep; end product–sentence outline submitted to TURNITIN (see sample below)

2nd half: more film of The Tempest

 

Sample Sentence Outline for Prospero’s-Magic Essay

 

Main idea

Prospero’s magic presents a challenge not only for the characters on the island, but also for readers of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Prospero’s concentration on the magical arts causes his temporary loss of the dukedom and our occasional confusion about the play’s meaning.

 

Body para

With his mysterious power, P can cause large-scale events—like shipwrecks

(1.2.1-2) brief explanation (BE)

 

(1.2.3-5) BE

 

. . .

 

 

Body para

Does he only wear it to perform these magic tricks?

(1.2.24-5) BE

. . .

 

 

 

Body para

How much should we treat him as one of the real people, or how much should we see him as more similar to Ariel and Caliban?

(1.2.320) BE

. . .

 

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