The Tempest has Romantics elements of both tragedy and comedy. The Tempest is one of two of Shakespeare’s works that is set on an island. The action takes place over the course of one day.
Prospero, the rightful Duke of Milan, has been exiled to the island by his brother Antonio who had usurped his title twelve years before. Antonio was able to achieve this with the help of Alonso, the King of Naples. Prospero lives on the island with his fifteen year old daughter Miranda.