The Tempest – Act 3, scene 2 Class Notes Part 1 [Summary]

In this series of posts, we are going to present concise class notes on The Tempest, Act 3 Scene 2. This contains dialogue-wise explanations, word meaning, special coverage on important sections, etc. This is prepared thinking the necessity of the students, like ISC class 12 students.

In this specific post, you will find the summary of Act 3, scene 2 of The Tempest.

The Tempest Act III, Scene 2 – Summary

Caliban, Stephano, and Trinculo were drinking.

Caliban wanted to take revenge on his master Prospero with the help of Stephano. Caliban told Stephano that he could lead him to Prospero’s cell, where Stephano could kill Prospero while the latter would be in deep sleep.

Caliban also flattered Stephano by telling him that he (Stephano) would be able to become the king of the island after Prospero’s end and marry Miranda.

Ariel had been listening to the discussion between Caliban, Stephano, and Trinculo and came to know about their conspiracy to end Prospero. It led the conspirators away by the sound of its tabor and pipe.

# special notes | word meaning

#Different names used by Stephano and Trinculo to address Caliban: Servant-monster, man-monster, moon-calf, deboshed fish

Meaning:
moon-calf: a deformed creature

deboshed – immoral

The Tempest – Act 3, scene 2 Class Notes Part 1 [Summary]
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