Hence, he is deformed in the first and supernatural character, caliban serves as a foil to the heavenly spirit, ariel ariel is primarily but air, whereas caliban, at the very outset, is addressed by prospero a 'thou earth' caliban represents not only the earth, but also the other of two heavier elements, ie water, for he is half fish. Caliban was once a weak, frightened mutant who lived underground but once he began sensing other mutants around him, he surfaced and found other mutants who took him in. One has to respect caliban’s proud refusal to serve prospero, perhaps a true sign of power in the tempest caliban is a complex and sensitive character whose naivete leads him to foolishness caliban is a complex and sensitive character whose naivete leads him to foolishness.
Caliban was the central character in james clouser's rock ballet caliban, a 90-minute adaptation of the tempest that was scored with live performances by st elmo's fire (band) the rock ballet was performed in houston, dallas, and chicago in 1976 and 1977. Caliban's also feisty and challenges prospero's authority, which we can't help but admire, especially when caliban points out that learning prospero's language gave him the ability to curse his tormenter.
Caliban is a fictional character appearing in american comic books published by marvel comics, commonly in association with the x-men the character was portrayed in film by tómas lemarquis in x-men: apocalypse and by stephen merchant in logan.
Still, even though caliban is a monster, physiognomy isn't enough to capture the complexities of this character caliban dethroned first of all, caliban has a pretty valid reason to hate prospero. Caliban is a product of nature, the offspring of the witch sycorax and the devil prospero has made caliban his servant or, more accurately, his slave throughout most of the play, caliban is insolent and rebellious and is only controlled through the use of magic. Caliban is a mutant that can sense other mutants within a 25 mile radius of himself he was a morlock, a member of x-factor and x-force as well as apocalypse's faithful hellhound. Caliban's name is a near anagram for the world cannibal, and in many ways he is a symbol of the natives that european explorers encountered through caliban, and his relationship to prospero, shakespeare explores the themes of colonization and the relationship between the colonizer and the colonized.
Caliban and prospero both feel betrayed by a person they once trusted, and both characters are hungry for payback therefore, caliban is a foil for prospero in literature, a foil is a character that points the reader's attention to a specific part of another character's personality.
Caliban prospero’s dark, earthy slave, frequently referred to as a monster by the other characters, caliban is the son of a witch-hag and the only real native of the island to appear in the play he is an extremely complex figure, and he mirrors or parodies several other characters in the play.