Short Answers of Tempest by Shakespeare

What services does Ariel perform for Prospero?

Ariel is an airy spirit or spirit of the sea. He does every task from Prospero willingly, quickly and with enthusiasm and he reports any activity he observes.

Who dethrones Prospero and why?

Antonio the younger brother of Prospero with help of Alonso who is the friend of Antonio and king of Naples dethrone him because his brother is jealous, greedy and power thirsty.

What is the reaction of Prospero when he notices Ferdinand in love with Marinda?

When Prospero notices Ferdinand in love with Marinda he speaks to himself and says “The real Duke of Milan and his far finer daughter could beat you in a heartbeat, if it were the right time”. And for examining his love for Marinda, he forced Ferdinand to do the hard work of logs stack.

How was Caliban be gotten?

Caliban is son of the witch Sycorax and his mother has died, when Prospero came Caliban is the only creature on the island. Prospero enslaves him.

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Short Answers of Othello by Shakespeare

Give a brief estimate of Iago’s wife?

Iago’s wife was Emilia and she was attendant and companion of Desdemona in Cyprus. She was a young, virtuous and faithful wife and loyal to Desdemona also. She followed her husband in wifely duty and at the end of the play she condemned her husband’s lies to protect Desdemona’s character.

How does Othello kill Desdemona?

In the last act Othello tells Desdemona that she is disloyal and he is going to stab her. Desdemona requests for mercy and claims her innocence but he refuses and stab her.

What is Othello’s opinion about unexposed Iago?

Othello’s opinion about unexposed Iago is that he is kind and honest man but it is ironical because in reality he is opposite.

Why is Brabantio dismayed about Desdemona?

Brabantio was father of Desdemona. He dismayed about Desdemona when he realized that she has married to a moor Othello. The main reason was that Othello was a black and Moorish.

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Short Answers of Drama Part One

We have collected the old examination questions of
Oedipus Rex by Sophocles
Jew of Malta by Christopher Marlow
Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
Othello by Shakespeare
Tempest by Shakespeare
and answered these questions as under.
We have posted these questions time to time on Nazar Bazmi’s Notes(nazarbazmi.com), here we have collected all links together as under

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