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What's servitude? What's power? Are these things sought by all humans or is it something that is forced upon us? Servitude is a captivity or bondage of any type. Power is power in ability to do. The fact about humankind remains that we are all influenced in all lifestyles by both of these simple words. Shakespeare's "The Tempest" focuses on those themes of power and servitude and presents them to us in a manner that reveals the true greedy side of humanity as well as the lengths that we will go to get what we desire. Here the issue is posed: Who is your servant and what is to profit? It is true that many of the characters reveal facets of slavery, making "each character" the response; but individually, each character nonetheless gives its representation to the subject. A connection that breaks the mould and does not fit with all the other individual battles for electricity on the island would be the one between Miranda and Ferdinand. Their struggle does not match all the others and they have different gains in your mind from everyone else. Miranda only under fifteen years old is gentle and compassionate to say the least and is very passive. She's born with "a knowledge of the frequent humanity where all men participate" (Douglas 233,236). You can easily see her emotional state and compassion in her very first lines: "O, I have suffered / With those that I saw suffer!" She says of this shipwreck (1.2.5--6), and also hearing Prospero's narrative of their narrow escape from Milan, she says "I, not rememb'ring how I cried out then, / Will cry it o’er again" (1.2.158-160). But, although Miranda is extremely passive in some ways, she has a couple of moments where she demonstrates power and strength that further complicates the way we view this naïve woman. This very first moment catches the hive. .