Question: In what way does Caliban manifest his mental and moral degradation?
Answer:I. By ingratitude toward Prospero. II. By
his choice of the degraded and drunken Stephano as master, in preference to Prospero.
His mind sympathizes with his ugly body. Cf. lines 190, 191; V. 1. 290.
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