The Tempest - Context 2

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A Levels A2 English Literature Mind Map on The Tempest - Context 2, created by Serenaa on 06/05/2014.
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The Tempest - Context 2
1 Performed where?
1.1 Open air Globe
1.2 Indoor Blackfriars
1.2.1 Probably written for this playhouse
1.2.1.1 Reason why play = innovative
1.3 Court
1.3.1 Play = successful
1.3.1.1 Performed a second time at court at wedding of James' daughter
1.4 Heterogeneous Audiences
2 Protestant vs Catholicism
2.1 The Reformation
3 Attitudes towards women/marriage
3.1 Miranda silent during marriage
3.2 For Protestants, marriage was essential for a healthy society
4 Great Chain of Being vs an increased sense of social mobility
5 Renaissance society - strictly patriarchal

Annotations:

  • Irony of Queen Elizabeth's position
5.1 Many in society believed in magic, hell, etc
6 Francis Bacon
6.1 'knowledge is power'
7 Colonialism and Colonial Weath
7.1 'The world seemed a far larger place to men of the Elizabethan age than it had to earlier generations, New kingdoms had been discovered in America, and the distant Orient had become more accessible.'

Annotations:

  • Orient - Faustus  'Orient Pearl'
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