The plot and themes of The Tempest

We will start the lesson by recapping our knowledge of Shakespearean context, as well as the context of The Tempest. We will then explore some of the key themes of the play before reading a summary of the story and applying these themes to the text.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Shakespeare began writing in the 1500s, also known as...

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Q2.Stopping writing around 1613, this would also be known as...

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Q3.The monarch until 1601 was...

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Q4.The monarch from 1601 was...

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Q5.Shakespeare's theatre was known as...

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The Story and Themes of The Tempest

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Q1.Who would come to view Shakespeare's plays?

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Q2.A Shakespearean Comedy involves...

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Q3.A Shakespearean Tragedy involves...

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Q4.A Shakespearean History involves...

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Q5.The monarch when Shakespeare began writing in the late 1580s was...

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The Story and Themes of The Tempest

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Who would come to view Shakespeare's plays?

1/5

Q2.A Shakespearean Comedy involves...

2/5

Q3.A Shakespearean Tragedy involves...

3/5

Q4.A Shakespearean History involves...

4/5

Q5.The monarch when Shakespeare began writing in the late 1580s was...

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Lesson summary: The plot and themes of The Tempest

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