Unit 3 - A Tempest: Aime Cesaire - Postcolonial Studies
This quiz is prepared by PhD Scholar Ms. Vaidehi Hariyani - and a few questions are taken from bookrags dot com
1.) A Tempest was published in _ by _.
1999, William Shakespeare
2.) A Tempest is based on _ by _.
A Tempest, William Shakespeare
The Tempest, William Shakespeare
Tempest, William Shakespeare
An Tempest, William Shakespeare
3.) A Tempest is written with a _ perspective.
4.)A Tempest is the third play in a trilogy aimed at advancing the tenets of the _ movement.
5.)Ariel is a _ slave in "A Tempest".
6.)"Uhuru!" is a Swahili word which means _
7.)"'And that's why you will stay just like those guys who founded the colonies and now can't live anywhere else.You're just an old colonial addict, that's what you are!" Who said to whom?
Caliban to Ariel
Caliban to Prospero
Caliban to himself
Caliban to Duke
8.)What is the name of Prospero's daughter?
9.)Mulatto means _
half black half white
full black and full white
Black and black
white and white
10.)"You have promised me my freedom a thousand times, and I am still waiting." who is asking for freedom here?
11. Who enters Caliban's cave at the start of 2.1? (from Act 2, Scene 1)
12. In 2.2, who says "wondrous land can only contain wonderful creatures"? (from Act 2, Scene 2)
13. What does Prospero's prophetic sciences inform him of in 1.2? (from Act 1, Scene 2)
The men's arrival to the Island.
The marriage of the queen.
The end of the kingdom.
14. What is Gonzalo's goal for the island in 2.2? (from Act 2, Scene 2)
To enslave the population.
To build condos.
To keep it a peaceful place.
To give the land to the king.
15. What did Prospero promise Ariel? (from Act 2, Scene 1)
A royal position.
16. What was Prospero accused of? (from Act 1, Scene 2)
17. The speaking of Swahili, the native tongue, has been forbidden by Prospero, yet each time he greets Prospero Caliban greets him with the word "Uhuru" which is Swahili for "freedom". This is a symbol of Caliban's defiance and also of his refusal to see Prospero as his new master. He is showing Prospero that his cultural roots lie in pre-Colonial times and that they cannot be taken away from him.
18. Caliban and Ariel react very differently to their enslavement. Whose reaction is more effective?
Ariel - as his approach is like honey - and so, eventually, he gets his reward of 'freedom' from Prospero
Caliban - as his approach is like vinegar - and so, eventually, he remains enslaved. . . perhaps, forever.
They both react similarly to the enslavement
Caliban's reaction is effective as he is violent and does not accept Prospero as his master.
19. "And now, it's You and me! Whatever I have to tell You will be brief: a hundred times' I've tried to save you above all from Yourself. You have always answered me with wrath and venom. . . I shall set aside my indulgent nature and henceforth, I will answer your violence with violence!" Who tells this to whom at the end of the play 'A Tempest'?
Caliban to Prospero
Prospero to Caliban
Ariel to Prospero
Prospero to Ariel
20. A Tempest is adapted from a _____ perspective and follows the actions of the Shakespeare's '_____'. However, it tells readers that Prospero is a _____, _____ is mulatto and Caliban is a _____. It explores questions of ______ , _______ and their lasting effects on a country.
postcolonial - The Tempest - white master - Ariel - black slave - colonialism - racism
The Tempest - postcolonial - Ariel - white master - black slave - colonialism - racism
postcolonial - Othello - white master - othello - black slave - colonialism - racism
postcolonial - Othello - white master - Desdemona - Iago - colonialism - racism
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