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Theory:

Miranda, who thought all men had grave faces and grey beards like her father, was delighted with the appearance of this beautiful young prince; and Ferdinand, seeing such a lovely lady in this desert  place, and from the strange sounds he had heard, expecting nothing but wonders, thought he was upon an enchanted island, and that Miranda was the goddess of the place, and as such he began to address her.
 
She timidly answered, she was no goddess, but a simple maid, and was going to give him an account of herself,  when Prospero interrupted her. He was well pleased to find they admired each other, but to try Ferdinand’s constancy, he resolved to throw some difficulties in their way: therefore advancing forward, he addressed the prince with a stern air, telling him, he came to the island as a spy, to take it from him who was the lord of it. “Follow me,” said he, “I will tie your neck and feet together. You shall drink sea-water; shell-fish, withered roots, and husks of acorns shall be your food.” “No,” said Ferdinand, “I will resist this” and drew his sword; but Prospero, waving his magic wand, fixed him to the spot where he stood, so that he had no power to move.
 
Miranda hung upon her father, saying, “Why are you so ungentle? Have pity, sir; I will be his surety. This is the second man I ever saw, and to me he seems a true one.”
Explanation:
 
The narrator then stated that Miranda believed every man had a serious face and grey beard like her father. She became overjoyed when she saw the handsome young prince's appearance. On the other hand, after seeing Miranda's stunning appearance on the lonely island, Ferdinand believed it was magical. The reason behind Ferdinand's belief was that he came to the place following a strange voice, and when he came there, he saw a beautiful lady. Meanwhile, he considered Miranda, a goddess and began to address her that way. He might have addressed her as a goddess because no one could survive in the strange land. He might have thought she had magical powers to survive on this island. It could also be because she looked divine and beautiful.
 
After hearing Ferdinand's thoughts, Miranda said she was not a goddess. Prospero interrupted her in the middle of giving a brief description of herself. Prospero learned from their conversation that they were both attracted to each other. But, as a father, Prospero couldn't blindly believe Ferdinand. He was also the son of his enemy. So, to carry through with his plan, Prospero spoke harshly that Ferdinand had come to his island as a spy to steal the island from him. He said that he was going to tie his neck and feet together. In addition, he said that Ferdinand would drink seawater and eat shellfish, withered roots, and husks of acorns; these would be his food. Through this, Prospero tries to create an image of punishing Ferdinand for being on the island.
 
After hearing that, Ferdinand said that he would oppose the order of Prospero. As a result of it, he took his sword out. Prospero then waved his magic wand and immobilised Ferdinand. Later, Ferdinand became powerless to move. On the other hand, upon seeing her father's unnatural behaviour, she asked, "Why are you so ungentle?" She asked her father to show mercy on the young man. She added that Ferdinand was the second human she had. Moreover, she assured him that Ferdinand seemed to be a genuine person.
 
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When Prospero took out his sword, Prospero immobilised him
 
Meanings of the difficult words:
 
S.No
Words
Meanings
1
BeardA growth of hair on the chin and lower cheeks of a man's face
2
HuskThe dry, outer covering of some fruits and seeds
3
EnchantTo have a magical effect on someone or something
4
Interrupt
To stop a person from speaking for a short period by something you say or do
5
AcornAn oval nut that grows on an oak tree and has an outer part shaped like a cup 
Reference:
State Council of Educational Research and Training (2018). Term-1 English Standard-10. The Tempest- William Shakespeare (pp. 21-27). Published by the Tamil Nadu Textbook and Educational Services Corporation.