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Which Character From The Tempest Are You?

Regarded as one of the last of Shakespeare's plays, The Tempest has some of the author's most complicated and layered characters. Can we guess which one you are?

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  1. How do you like to spend your free time?

    Getting lost in a good book
    Getting lost in a good book
    Enjoying the great outdoors
    Enjoying the great outdoors
    Playing or listening to music
    Playing or listening to music
    Helping others
    Helping others
  2. What's your go-to method of taking revenge on someone?

    Mess with their head until they give in
    Physical violence
    Playing an elaborate trick on them to teach them a lesson
    You generally don't feel the need to take revenge
  3. What's your biggest strength?

    You have an unbridled optimism towards life
    You have an unbridled optimism towards life
    You are very good at getting things done
    You are very good at getting things done
    You're quite the outdoorsman
    You're quite the outdoorsman
    You are very intelligent and persuasive
    You are very intelligent and persuasive
  4. How manipulative are you?

    Not very-- you lack the tact and subtlety to manipulate others
    Not very-- you don't really have any desire to manipulate people
    A fair amount-- you can manipulate others using your natural charm
    Very-- you are great at convincing others to do what you want
  5. Which historical figure are you most like?

    John Lennon
    John Lennon
    Pocahontas
    Pocahontas
    Sitting Bull
    Sitting Bull
    William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
  6. Is there anyone you want to get even with?

    No, you tend to let bygones be bygones
    A family member
    Your boss
    Someone who treated you terribly a long time ago
  7. What's your life philosophy?

    Enjoy the finer things, like the liberal arts
    Enjoy the finer things, like the liberal arts
    Live life as a free spirit
    Live life as a free spirit
    Be kind to others and always optimistic
    Be kind to others and always optimistic
    Eat, sleep, survive, reproduce
    Eat, sleep, survive, reproduce

Which Character From The Tempest Are You?

You got: Prospero

To some, you're just another European colonist bent on enslaving New World natives. To others, you're the second coming of William Shakespeare himself. But at the end of the day, all you really want to do is spend time with your daughter and curl up with a good book.

Prospero
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You got: Caliban

People might call you "cruel" and "savage", and true, you do have a bit of a mean streak. But you really just like to think of yourself as a misunderstood guy who loves the great outdoors.

Caliban
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You got: Ariel

You're a bit of a mysterious free spirit and you never reveal very much about yourself. Above all though, you love music and value your freedom.

Ariel
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You got: Gonzalo

You're not exactly the most essential character in the play. But nobody can deny that you're a kind, happy-go-lucky guy who tries to make the most out of bad situations.

Gonzalo
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