Is Prospero a sympathetic character?

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It kind of depends on your point-of-view and interpretation. Prospero is viewed by a number of critcs as flawed. He can be seen as meddling and vengeful: meddling in the affairs of his daughter, vengeful towards anyone who crosses him, even former "friends".

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