Shakespeare's The Tempest 5 Confinement

How does the theme of confinement play a role in The Tempest? How does imagination tie into this feeling of confinement? Can we just imagine the answer to these questions, or...? No? We have to answer them? Okay, fine, hit play and let's answer these bad boys. 

British LiteratureShakespeare
LanguageEnglish Language
LiteratureShakespeare

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a form of exile so there's a kind of national

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confinement and various people in the play are either trapped

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at different points or they lay traps for each other

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This is absolutely a play where you're going to see

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a lot of people struggling against different types of boundaries

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and also just trying to entrap others How does imagination

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tie into this feeling of confinement Yeah everything happens because

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cross borough dreams things up and sets them into action

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This is not about how forces outside of human lives

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shaped the course of human lives This is really a

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play about how the things that you dream and plot

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and plan can come true for better for word how

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our own ideas are actually making our own reality is

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right which again kind of plays into this confinement beam

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because the island as a symbol not only of our

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land but also of our minds right is also kind

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of infinite In its possibilities Right So there's A sense

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that you know they're trapped there like anything can happen

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How does the theme of confinement play a role in

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the play How does imagination tie into this feeling of 00:01:39.099 --> [endTime] confinement