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~William Shakespeare Sonnet 116 "Love is an ever-fixed mark that looks on…

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from The Phoenix and Olive Branch

We thought modesty made us timeless

John Fowles alluded to the Shakespearean play The Tempest in his novel. Clegg thinks of himself as Ferdinand, who is the lover of Miranda, but Miranda refers to him as Caliban. In the play, Caliban attempts to rape Miranda and is considered "the lowest" by Prospero and Miranda. In the novel, Clegg refuses to have any sort of physical relationship with Miranda, but he still has authority over her. Miranda also thinks of him as being of a lower class than herself in the novel.

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from Bloglovin’

mudwerks: (via Pre Raphaelite Art: Miranda-The Tempest... (Suicide Blonde)

The Tempest, John William Waterhouse 1916

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"We are such stuff as dreams are made on" - William Shakespeare

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J.M.W. Turner, The Slave Ship, 1840 i. Inspired by an actual incident during which slaves were cast overboard during a typhoon ii. Exhibited at an international anti-slavery conference whose goal was to end slavery around the world iii. Turner wrote a poem describing the scene (romanticism)

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Shakespeare Devils & Hell Quote Typed on Typewriter

Shakespeare Devils & Hell Quote Typed on Typewriter by farmnflea

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Shakespearean tragedies hold no limit on the morals they display

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John William Waterhouse - Miranda and the Tempest [1916]

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Sunset / J.M.W. Turner / c.1830-5 www.artexperiencenyc.com

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Shakespeare's The Tempest, with an Introduction and Illustrations by Arthur Rackham.

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