The Ideas of power, slavery and freedom in Shakespeare's 'The Tempest': a political re-reading based on his characters' tendencies

Salas-Lleal, Jordi
Power, slavery, freedom are three words that define some insistently frequent semantic fields in William Shakespeare’s The Tempest. These are very large figures: an extraordinary frequency, which is obviously not coincidental. This article aims to show that these three semantic fields define the three main pillars that enable a re-reading of the characters in The Tempest based on the analysis of the life positions of each of them, and ultimately in light of contemporary political thought ​
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