What kind of rulers will Miranda and Ferdinand be from The Tempest?

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We can imagine from their behavior during the play that Ferdinand and Miranda will be good rulers. Below are a few places that show they are virtuous characters, and you will no doubt find more evidence as you look through the play. (The counter argument might be that they are...

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We can imagine from their behavior during the play that Ferdinand and Miranda will be good rulers. Below are a few places that show they are virtuous characters, and you will no doubt find more evidence as you look through the play. (The counter argument might be that they are too good or innocent to be effective rulers.)

First, they show they are willing to sacrifice for each other. Though he doesn't like it, Ferdinand is willing to take on Caliban's job of moving and piling up thousands of logs for Prospero because of his love for Miranda. As he puts it:

The mistress which I serve ... makes my labors pleasures.

Miranda is likewise willing to help Ferdinand and weeps when she sees him working so hard. She says to Ferdinand:

If you’ll sit down,
I’ll bear your logs the while
Second, the two are genuinely in love with one another and want to marry. You might consider whether this means they will have a good partnership as rulers. It seems to matter that they are both people of character who will support each other. Both are of noble birth, which would also be important in Shakespeare's day. Further, as a sheltered, innocent young woman who has never had a chance to be corrupted by court life, one could argue Miranda will be a good influence on her husband.
Miranda has a positive view of humanity that suggests both she and Ferdinand will rule well. When she first sees humans beyond her father and Ferdinand, she says:
How many goodly creatures are there here!
How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world,
That has such people in't!
Finally, mastermind Prospero approves of this marriage and calls blessings on it, saying:
Fair encounter
Of two most rare affections. Heavens rain grace
On that which breeds between 'em!
Prayers and well wishes are no guarantee, but they could bode well for the twosome.

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