Miranda In The Tempest

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Miranda is one of the main characters in William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, and I chose to create a twitter page that well represented her personality. Alongside her personality, certain encounters are demonstrated to give the viewer a well known understanding of the character Miranda is. In order to set the scene for the viewer, the short biography of Miranda’s twitter, og_miranda, includes certain phrases to introduce her as a character. For example, the phrase “island life” is used to represent the setting of the play, as well as where Miranda now lives. The phrase “daddy’s girl” signifies that she has a tremendous bond with her father, Prospero. The title, Ferdinand’s bae is used to explain that Miranda is in love with another character…show more content…
In effort to portray this scene, Miranda’s second tweet stating, “Me currently #prayfortheshipwreck”, was used. This tweet was intended to leave one with the knowledge that Miranda is emotional as she watches this tragic event occur right before her eyes. Although Miranda was far from laughing, laughter is an emotion that many love to embrace, therefore the GIF and emoji were used. Not only were these items used to add laughter and creativity, but to also add extra emphasis to the fact that Miranda is an extremely emotional…show more content…
Caliban, Prospero’s slave, is the type of person Miranda strongly dislikes, and she has her reasons to dislike Caliban, but Miranda did not throw shade at at Caliban just yet. Unexpectingly, Miranda published a tweet, in which she subtweeted her father, Prosper. Miranda’s tweet reads, “turns out SOMEONE has been lying to me for quite some time now. i’m fatherless so slide into my dm’s if you know someone looking for a daughter #yourenotmydaddd #yourefake.” Being the daughter of Prospero, Miranda would never say anything this greedy to him; however, she was confused why Prospero would keep this sacred information from her. For example, when Miranda herself says, “Sir, are not you my father?” (1.2.69), she comes to the realization that she may have been lied to on many occasions for quite some time. This realization provided me with was the inspiration to subtweet Prospero. Although Miranda would never speak to her father in this manner, the pain she immediately felt would lead her to distance herself from him and say something like this. Due to the fact Miranda never imagined herself in this situation, she addresses it by speaking about Prospero in a way she never imagined she would. As Miranda debuts from this situation, she feels neglected so in effort to lighten the mood, the hashtags are used to bring a smile
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