Fortune"s wheel (wheel moving clockwise, man lying on top?) 10 literary terms, pick 5 and write about them (christian humanism, petrarchan. 10 quotations/characters/features ( beauty is truth, truth beauty ) At the literal level, prospero is the duke of milan. Huge italian infuence on the renaissance during this time. caricature, conversation, balcony - all derived from italian and had italian pronunciations. Lots of words to do with architecture and cooking in the shakespearean time. Atlantic or near the caribbean, it"s in the meditteranean sea. Prospero is a wizard who uses white magic to bring order to a society that has become disordered. Minds have become inverted, the will rules the reason; passion and appetite are ruling over reason english lecture the tempest january 6, 2011. Prospero uses 3 things to control events: magic, as represented by the cloak he puts on, by the book he holds in his hand, and by the staff he carrys.