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Examination Questions on The Tempest

Question: Did the storm described in the first scene suggest the title of the play?

Answer: Yes, undoubtedly. I. As an actual tempest; actual, not in the sense of having really occurred, but of being conceived and portrayed as a real storm. II. As a metaphorical or allegorical tempest, representing the calamities and disasters of human life.

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