4umi William Shakespeare : Ariel


In The Tempest, Ariel is the sprite freed by the magician Prospero. Usually interpreted as male.
‘The Tempest’, act I, scene 2, lines 688-692.

More Ariel

Ariel in Lamb'sTales from Shakespeare
Ariel in Lamb's Tales from Shakespeare, by Charles and Mary Lamb, 1922.
Ariel in the Elfwood Gallery
Ariel by Eva K. Martyir, in the Elfwood Gallery, 2003.
Ariel sings:
Ariel by Henry FuseliAriel in An Illustrated Shakspere Birthday Book
Ariel by Henry Fuseli, c. 1800-10. Oil on canvas, approx. 36.5 " x 28 ". The Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C.
Ariel in An Illustrated Shakspere Birthday Book, 1883, published by George Routledge and Sons, London, New York.
Ariel's song continues:
  • Merrily, merrily, shall I live now,
  • Under the blossom that hangs on the bough.
Ariel by F. Miller, 1850, engraving on wood.
Ariel by F. Miller
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