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Asked by Jewel · 7 months ago

In The Tempest how is Miranda presented in this quotation “Alas now, pray you / work not so hard … I’ll bear your logs”?

In this scene Miranda offers to take the load which Ferdinand bears for him while he rests. She urges him not to work so hard, but he refuses her help. Both characters are presented as being selfless in the name of their love for each other. Miranda does not want Ferdinand to suffer, and Ferdinand views her as a 'precious creature' who cannot perform such physical labour. We see here, too, Miranda... more

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