theme of FORGIVENESS
magic island (sort of garden of Eden): Prospero (kind of god) controls everythig with supernatural powers. At the end, Miranda wants to go and test her vortue inthe great wicked world: necessary to go where human beings belong+there might be a form of glory there
play full of grave beauty + rich poetry, play of wish-fulfilment in whch virtue is uppermost and innocence can triumph.
After this play, decides to write no more (a speech in the play shows it)