Analysis Of The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao

857 Words Dec 23rd, 2015 4 Pages
William Shakespeare is one of the greatest writer in the world. He has written allot of plays which were amazing and interesting. Even today, people still try to understand and figure out Shakespeare’s master piece in his plays. Many of them are influencing writers’ around the world and one of them is called Junot Diaz. “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao” is the title of Junot Diaz book in which we can perceive the author’s allusion to William’s Shakespeare play in order to comprehend the book better wise. There are many allusions that Junot Diaz had in mind of the play “The Tempest” while writing his book and the one that beats them all is the resembles of the rightful Duke of Milan in the play, Prospero and Yunior, the narrator of the story of Oscar Wao. Each of their personalities, story and character’s will prove this allusion in which they are such alike and how we perceive the story and the character differently after these following information.
In “The Tempest”, Prospero is the one controlling everyone and everything for his own personal reason. He controlled the tempest (1.2-195), the spirit Ariel (1.2-246-249), the monster Caliban (1.2-310-313) and the men of the ship; Alonso, Sebastian, Antonio, Gonzalo, Adrian and Francisco (3.3.82-90). Prospero’s control is at it’s highest when it comes to Ariel. In this passage, Ariel responds to Prospero after refusing his liberation “I prithee, Remember I have done thee worthy service, Told Thee no lies, made no mistaking,…
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