* Ariel being freed
* Everyone gets a happy ending, more or less
* In the end, Caliban finally gets the island to himself after the humans leave.
* Act IV, Scene I:
--> Before you can say 'come' and 'go,'
--> And breathe twice and cry 'so, so,'
--> Each one, tripping on his toe,
--> Will be here with mop and mow.
--> Do you love me, master? no?
--> Dearly my delicate Ariel.
* When Miranda first hears the story of how she and her father were stranded at sea when she was a baby, she thinks she must have made things harder for him. Far from it -- Prospero tells her she saved him, protecting him from despair and giving him the strength to go on.