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|welcome                 |The Contrast Between Ariel and Caliban in The Tempest                                                                                                               | |
|                         |From The Tempest. Ed. Henry Norman Hudson. New York: Ginn and Co., 1909.                                                                                           | |
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|                         |Nowhere in Shakespeare's plays are two more sharply contrasted characters than Ariel and Caliban. Both are equally preternatural; Ariel is the air spirit, Caliban | |
|sonnets                 |the earth spirit. Ariel's very being is spun of melody and fragrance; if a feeling soul and an intelligent will are the warp, these are the woof of his exquisite   | |
|                         |texture. He has just enough of human-heartedness to know how he would feel were he human, and a proportionable sense of that gratitude which has been aptly called | |
|analysis                 |the memory of the heart; hence he needs to be often reminded of his obligations, but he is religiously true to...