Some characters in Shakespeare's play "The Tempest" are Prospero, Miranda, Ariel, Caliban and Ferdinand. Others are Alonso, Antonio, Sebastian, Gonzalo and Boatswain. Trinculo and Stephano are two minor characters in the... More » Art & Literature Literature Plays

Ximena Navarrete and William Levy star as the leading protagonists in "La Tempestad." Iván Sánchez, Laura Carmine and César Évora star as the leading antagonists in the series. More » Art & Literature

Iris Johansen's first published novel was 1983's "Stormy Vows," followed by "Tempest at Sea," "The Reluctant Lark," "The Bronzed Hawk" and "The Lady and the Unicorn." As of June 2015, Iris Johansen has published over 80 ... More » Art & Literature Literature Fiction

Boys played the female roles in Shakespeare's plays when the plays were first produced because women did not perform in the theater during that era. Acting was not considered a reputable profession, and women typically s... More »

The main themes present in Shakespeare's play "Macbeth" are fate, free will, reality, ambition and kingly authority. Shakespeare develops these themes through recurrent images. The most important motifs are children, blo... More »

Essentially, an aside is something said by character for the audience's benefit, but it is not meant to be heard by the other characters. Asides are usually a character speaking to themselves, though sometimes characters... More »

The names of Uranus' moons are Cordelia, Ophelia, Bianca, Cressida, Desdemona, Juliet, Portia, Rosalind, Mab, Belinda, Perdita, Puck, Cupid, Miranda, Francisco, Ariel, Umbriel, Titania, Oberon, Caliban, Stephano, Trincul... More »