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" You taught me language; and my profit on't Is, I know how to curse : The red plague rid you, For learning me your language ! Pro. "
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The Grove Companion to Samuel Beckett: A Reader's Guide to His Works, Life ...

Chris Ackerley, C. J. Ackerley, S. E. Gontarski - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 686 pages
...let me be silent" (44). This echoes Caliban's malediction to Prospero in The Tempest(l.ii.365-67): "You taught me language; and my profit on't / Is, I know how to curse. The red plague rid you / For learning me your language!" Clov might offer some exposition of what is...
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From Subsistence to Exchange and Other Essays

Lord Peter Tamas Bauer - Political Science - 2004 - 153 pages
...divesting the West of resources, not with the effects of its donations. VII The Liberal Death Wish You taught me language; and my profit on't Is, I know how to curse: the red plague rid you. For learning me your language! Shakespeare, The Tempest Liberals, Malcolm Bradbury...
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Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe

Laurence Bergreen - History - 2009 - 512 pages
...peoples throughout the world, and Shakespeare dramatizes the encounter with wit and a frisson of horror. You taught me language; and my profit on't Is, I know how to curse: the red plague rid you, For learning me your language! Later, Caliban quotes Pigafetta's account of...
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Prospero's "true Preservers": Peter Brook, Yukio Ninagawa, and Giorgio ...

Arthur Horowitz - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 227 pages
...education by Prospero was perhaps the best indicator of the power of words and of language. Says Caliban: "You taught me language, and my profit on't / Is I know how to curse. The red plague rid you / For learning me your language!" (1.2, 362-64). In this production's interpretation,...
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Understanding The Tempest: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and ...

Faith Nostbakken - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 195 pages
...sometimes he speaks prose along with Stephano and Trinculo. More provocatively, Caliban admits to Prospero, "You taught me language, and my profit on't / Is, I know how to curse" (1.2.363—364). If Ariel as an unconventional figure is a singer of songs, Caliban is master of curses....
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Father and Son

Edmund Gosse - Fiction - 2004 - 241 pages
...'known'). Caliban's famous reply to Prospero's speech (does EG intend the reader to remember it?) is: 'You taught me language; and my profit on't | Is, I know how to curse' (l. ii. 365-6). The change of wording endows the adolescent Gösse's purposes with greater agency....
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Masculinist Impulses: Toomer, Hurston, Black Writing, and Modernity

Nathan Grant - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 239 pages
...enslaved. He yearns to hurl curses against Prospero for having him bound in this discursive prison-house: "You taught me language, and my profit on't / Is, I know how to curse. The red-plague rid you / For learning me your language!" (I. ii. 362-65) In the tradition of every...
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Brookings Trade Forum: 2004: Globalization, Poverty, and Inequality

Susan M. Collins, Carol L. Graham - Political Science - 2005 - 311 pages
...discussed by both authors. She quoted Caliban, in Shakespeare's The Tempest, saying to his master Prospero, "You taught me language; and my profit on't is, I know how to curse." She drew an analogy between language in Shakespeare's quote and technology in today's global economy....
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The Latin American Cultural Studies Reader

Ana del Sarto, Alicia R ios, Alicia Ríos, Abril Trigo - History - 2004 - 818 pages
...therefore wast thou Deservedly confined into this rock, Who hadst deserved more than a prison. CALIBAN: You taught me language; and my profit on't Is, I know how to curse. The red plague rid you For learning me your language! (The Tempest 1. 2. 352-365) Prospero interprets...
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"Greener, more mysterious processes of mind": Natur als Dichtungsprinzip bei ...

Gerd Bayer - English fiction - 2004 - 311 pages
...Sorgfalt nicht profitieren kann; sein neuerworbenes Wissen ist ihm wenig dienlich, wie er selbst anmerkt: "You taught me language, and my profit on't // Is, I know how to curse."68 Caliban ist so gesehen ein Vorläufer der Angry Young Men. Der Caliban und Clegg gemeinsame...
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