It is Caliban's belief that Setebos is the creator of everything that exists in his world, except for the stars. The stars are believed to be created by a force or god above Setebos only know as "The Quiet". Caliban believes that Setebos created his world out of frustration and malcontent. Caliban voices his opinion when he states:
Thinketh He made it, with the sun to match, ...
Also this isle, what lives and grows thereon,
Thinketh, it came of being ill at ease:
He hated that He cannot change his cold,
Nor cure its ache. (26-33)
Setebos created Caliban's world, and the creatures who inhabit it, in an attempt to ease his frustration with being alone. The coldness of Setebos' demeanor is due to his solitary state.... [continues]
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