Act 1 - quotes + annotations - Coggle Diagram
Act 1 - quotes + annotations
"Take in the topsail"
imperative develops urgency
shows hierarchy within the characters as he is commanding the mariners
"Blow, till thou burst thy wind, if room enough!"
imperative shows he tries to command nature
says it directly to the storm showing his anger
desperation conveyed from the punctuation - exclamation mark
makes audience sympathy towards him as challenging nature
"I pray now, keep below" and "keep your cabins"
elevation in social order when using imperatives towards the courtiers
repetition of the imperative "keep"
shows the change in language when frustrated
does not soften the word "keep" as scene progresses
gives a sense of urgency
technique of media res - starting the scene mid action of an event
the punctuation of the exclamation mark shows desperation of the situation
audience is affected by the opening of the storm by the lightning and thunder at great volume creating apprehension and sadness
"A pox o'your throat, you bawling, blasphemous, incharitable dog!"
rich imagery to portray his anger towards the Boatswain
bubonic plague directed at the throat suggests that he would not be able to speak in such conditions - talking down on them
dehumanises the Boatswain by comparing him to a dog to convey his disgust
Antonio can be compared to Sebastian by the use of the comparison of a dog
cur is another word for dog - term used to describe as unfriendly or aggressive
audience may feel disgusted and offended by Antonio and Sebastian which would make them feel sympathy towards the other characters on board
"All lost! To prayers, to prayers, all lost!"
to contrast the foul language from Antonio and Sebastian
the exclamation mark shows the desperation of the situation