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S disguised and circulating among his troops He has become far introspective than the brash party animal he was with Falstaff by his side in Henry IV Part 1 All in all it must be said that this is a very patriotic play Framed by Chorus it plays out like a Greek that this is a very patriotic play Framed by Chorus it plays out like a Greek for the French and Sure it s a jingoistic pageant but it s a great jingoistic pageant and besides it is the most melancholyironic self aware and laugh filled jingoistic pageant Gender Justice ever staged In Act V Henry tells Katherine that together they will produce a son and that this warlike paragon of chivalry will march to the Holy Land and take the Turk by the beard Yet we should know and Shakespeare s audience certainly knew that this boy would grow up to be Henry VI the sickly prayerful unstable man who lost England s hold on France forever and precipitated the Wars of the Roses This play celebrates the wheel of time and the apotheosis of the golden warrior king whom that wheel s many revolutions in the course if the preceding ten acts of Henry IV has produced And yet it never ceases to be conscious of the fact that success is always fleeting and that notven majesty itse. Laced on pages facing the text of the play Scene by scene plot summaries A key to the play’s famous lines and phrases An introduction to reading Shakespeare’s language An ssay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play Fresh images from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s vast holdings of rare books An annotated guide to further readi. ,


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The Cronicle History of Henry the FiftOr coward dogsMost spend their mouths when what they seem to threaten runs far before them Act 2 Scene 3 In peace there s nothing so becomes a man As modest stillness and humility But when the blast of war blows in our ars Then imitate the action of the tiger Stiffen the sinews summon up the blood Disguise fair nature with hard FAVOUR D RAGE ACT 3 SCENE 1 I AM d rage Act 3 Scene 1 I am there are few die well that die in battle for how can they charitably dispose of anything when blood is their argument Act 4 Scene 1 There is some soul of goodness in things vilWould men observingly distill it out Act 4 Scene 1 Let life be short lse shame will be too long Act 4 Scene 5 Nice customs curtsy to great kings Act 5 Scene 2 On my initial read this was likely my least favorite of the long cycle of plays from Edward III to Richard III But with time my opinion has improved It starts and nds
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a chorus is primarily about Henry V s short violent reign his defeat of the French at Agincourt and his death I realize the Harry was a mighty warrior but his tendency to kill very man woman and child after a battle wore on me The best moment for me was when he En in the speeches of Henry and his nobles there are many chilling references to the human cost of warThe authoritative Guitar Makers: The Endurance of Artisanal Values in North America edition of Henry V from The Folger Shakespeare Library the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers includes Freshlydited text based on the best God's Choice: The Total World of a Fundamentalist Christian School early printed version of the play Fullxplanatory notes conveniently Henry V is often uite disturbing at times but in my opinion s one of Shakespeare s best and most original times but in my opinion it s one of Shakespeare s best and most original We few we happy few we band of brothers For he to day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother William Shakespeare Henry V Act 4 Scene 3It is hard to find fault with Henry V It isn t Shakespeare s BEST but his best are almost mythicly high and unassailable But Henry V is pretty damn good and it owns one of the greatsest and most memorable monologues Hard Bread (Phoenix Poets (Paper)) ever Hal s St Crispin s Day speech It also has French imbeded into it than any other Shakespeare play than I can think of So while I applaud the Tennis diplomacy scene I m not a huge fan of the Katherine learning English from Alice Meh Notvery serve goes over the net Will But still taken as a whole it is a great play The Battle of Agincourt is high drama and seems to match the drum of the audiences heart with the drum beat of war Everytime I read Act 4 I feel moved inspired transfixed Shakespeare might not have caught Livy as the world s greatest composer of fictionalized historical speeches but he was definitely a gifted second to Livy Some of my favorite lines Henry V is Shakespeare’s most famous “war play”; it includes the storied English victory over the French at Agincourt Some of it glorifies war specially the choruses and Henry’s speeches urging his troops into battle But we also hear bishops conniving for war to postpone a bill that would tax the church and soldiers xpecting to reap profits from the conflict Ev. ,