CONTEXT & THEMES.

Everything you need to know about the context of The Tempest, as well as key themes in the play

Understanding Shakespeare’s life and times, as well as the history of the Globe Theatre, can enhance your exploration of The Tempest. Key themes and topics are also great discussion points for students.

Next Month discover our top ten ‘key quotes’ for The Tempest (covering a range of language devices), and access a research article from our in-house scholars to support with context

TEACHING RESOURCES

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FACT SHEETS

Find out more about the world that Shakespeare lived in with our fact pages.

CONTEXT

Learn context around costumes, printing the plays and the Globe Theatre itself.

Globe Theatre Tour

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Elizabethan Costume Dressing

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Printing the plays

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