I think to mirror Caliban and Ferdinand would be to compare the savage beast

I think to mirror caliban and ferdinand would be to

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I think to mirror Caliban and Ferdinand would be to compare the savage beast and hero in all of us. Caliban is very primal, and does what he wants because of that. There is no civilized voice in Caliban’s head that tells him that something is not right, accepted, or savage-like. This is what partially makes up Caliban’s character, he is represented in the play as a beast and thus stacked against Ferdinand, a civilized person, it’s easy to see differences. Ferdinand in the end of the play gets everything he wants, including his wife Miranda. Ferdinand is a good and civilized person who differs greatly from Caliban and his mannerisms. Caliban is easy to classify as a monster because he is not identifiable to any human audience, for humans are civilized and not deformed like Caliban. Also, it is to identify with Ferdinand, he is civilized, a prince, and gets Miranda. I think all people in general wish for the ideal and happy ending to happen to them in their own lives like it did in The Tempest for Ferdinand which is why he is so identifiable to audiences and why he is the hero. I also must say, another very interesting comparison to Caliban would be Ariel. I believe their differences and similarities are vast and know much learning would come from comparing and contrasting the two main servants figures to Prospero.

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