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‘The Tempest’ Lesson Objectives: To become familiar with the characters from ‘The Tempest’ To become more familiar with Shakespeare’s language

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‘The Tempest’. Lesson Objectives: To become familiar with the characters from ‘The Tempest’ To become more familiar with Shakespeare’s language. Imagine you are a director of the new ‘The Tempest’ film. Pick which film actors you might cast to play each part. Prospero - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • The Tempest Lesson Objectives: To become familiar with the characters from The Tempest To become more familiar with Shakespeares language

  • Imagine you are a director of the newThe Tempest film. Pick which film actors you might cast to play each part.

  • ProsperoHe has been living on a remote island with his daughter for 12 years after he fled from Italy. He was the Duke of Milan but his evil brother was working with the King to get rid of Prospero. Prospero has worked really hard on his magic which gives him the power he needs to punish and forgive his enemies.

  • Prospero Some Possible Choices:

    Nicolas Cage Morgan Freeman Dumbledore

  • MirandaShe is a young, innocent and nave teenage girl who has lived with her father on a remote island since she was a baby. Her father is fiercely over-protective. Miranda is unfamiliar with the real world.

  • MirandaSome Possible Choices:

    Ann Hathaway Miley Cyrus Keisha Castle-Hughes

  • ArielA mysterious spirit, neither male or female, who has magical abilities to fly and become invisible. Ariel is also a talented musician, who uses his/her songs to influence and mesmerize others. Ariel feels trapped on the island and longs to be free. However, Ariel is also loyal and obedient if you could offer the opportunity of freedom from the island.

  • ArielSome Possible Choices:

    Daniel Radcliffe Alison Hannigan Jay-Z

  • CalibanA native of an island, sometimes described as a fish, and at other times as a monster. It is rumoured that his father is the devil himself. He is full of foul language because his island has been usurped from him.

  • CalibanSome Possible Choices:

    The Rock Danny DeVito Eddie Murphy

  • AlonsoAlonso is a king who has recently attended the wedding of his daughter. He fears that his son has been drowned and is at risk from political plots against him.

  • King Alonso Some Possible Choices:

    Samuel L Jackson Russell Crowe Robert DeNiro

  • FerdinandHe is a good looking teenage prince, who has recently lost contact with his father, the King Alonso. Ferdinand is very romantic, and prone to falling in love quite easily.

  • Ferdinand Some Possible Choices:

    Justin Bieber Edward Cullen Zac Efron

  • AntonioHe is a Duke, who gained his title by dishonest means. Antonio is selfish and likes to bully and intimidate others. He is friends with Sebastian, King Alonsos brother.

  • Antonio Some Possible Choices:

    Sean Bean Simon Cowell Joe Pesci

  • SebastianSebastian is King Alonsos brother. He sometimes envies his brothers position, and can be cruel and unkind. He is also easily led by Antonio.

  • Sebastian Some Possible Choices:

    Dr Evil Ben Stiller Daniel Craig

  • TrinculoTrinculo is a clown who likes to keep people entertained. He is also a coward, and likes to drink too much alcohol.

  • Trinculo Some Possible Choices:

    Johnny Depp Dane Cook Jackie Chan

  • GonzaloHe is an honest old man with very idealistic views about the world. Gonzalo is a loyal friend and companion who always looks on the bright side of life. He can be a little nave.

  • Gonzalo Some Possible Choices:

    Sean Connery Jack NicholsonZach Galifianakis

  • Who am I?