By Gilian West
For lecturers, this instruction manual presents a way of introducing Shakespeare to scholars who're no longer but able to take on an entire play and, while, makes use of Shakespeare as a resource for realizing the background of language. all of the scenes during this assortment (encompassing romance, conflict, slapstick and horror) is a brief, self sustaining drama, and is through a collection of questions on matters raised and the language used. The paintings deals feedback for literary and theatrical sensible work.>
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Enter the King, and his attendants, below] BOLINGBROKE Stand all apart, And show fair duty to his Majesty. My gracious lord - [Kneels} Arrangement © Gilian West 1995. Multiple copies may be made by the purchasing institution or individual only. * Up, cousin, up; your heart is up, I know, [Touching his own head] Thus high at least, although your knee be low. Set on towards London. Cousin, is it so? Yea, my good lord. Then I must not say no. [Flourish. Exeunt] [from Richard II, Act III, Scene iii] NOTE *The French word for 'kiss' is baiser.
Try to use the same metrical pattern. Arrangement © Gilian West 1995. Multiple copies may be made by the purchasing institution or individual only. 31 Richard and Bolingbroke In 1399, King Richard II returns from wars in Ireland to find that his banished cousin, Henry Bolingbroke, has invaded England and won over the nobles to his cause. Although Bolingbroke protests that he has come only to claim the dukedom that is his since his father's death, Richard has no doubt of his real intentions. The King and his few remaining friends have taken refuge in Flint Castle.
If you meet a thief, you may suspect him, by virtue of your office, to be no true man; and, for such kind of men, the less you meddle or make wit them, why, the more is for your honesty. If we know him to be a thief, shall we not lay hands on him? Truly, by your office you may, but I think they that touch pitch will be defil'd; the most peaceable way for you, if you do take a thief, is to let him show himself what he is, and steal out of your company. You have been always called a merciful man, partner.