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How does Prospero use Ariel?

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zaid17 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 18, 2007 at 2:09 AM via web

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How does Prospero use Ariel?

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gbeatty | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted March 18, 2007 at 2:26 AM (Answer #1)

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Prospero uses Ariel as a combination of a magic/super-powered slave and an extension of his own will. Ariel is used to make the world around Prospero behave as he wants it to, including the weather. He often uses Ariel to create illusions.

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