[Reading The Cronicle History of Henry the Fift] Ebook Author William Shakespeare


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  1. says:

    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 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

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    Henry V Wars of the Roses #4 William ShakespeareHenry V is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written near 1599 It tells the story of King Henry V of England focusing on events immediately before and after the Battle o

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    A young dynamic king in his late twenties very ambitious wants and needs to become ruler of two significant nations the King Henry v of England by a dubious claim has come to conueror France in the name of peace he destroys His father Henry IV an usurper murdered his own first cousin to gain the throne a traitor for sure however winners write the history books an are accepted as heroes it will always be this

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    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 ends with a chorus and 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

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    Henry V is indeed the grand finale of Shakespeare’s second historical tetralogy right after Henry IV Part 2 So here exit Falstaff

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    Do I hear the drums of war? Hal has drawn all the attention away from divided England with a time honored ploy o

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    “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 a

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    If ever I had to have a crush on an actual English King it might have been Henry V It probably would have been in vain since he doesn't seem to have had much affection for anyone but who cares The scandalous youth vanished some time before Henry IV died and when Henry V was crowned king he showed the worldHal has become a stern but fair ruler who apparently didn't smile or only slightly and not very often and

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    This is probably my favourite Shakespeare play As always the language and poetry is amazing I love reading Shakespeare as I often find my head swaying in time to the rhythm of the verse I sometime speak it out loud too and hope I don't wake up my sleeping father lol This is one of the longest Shakespeare plays I have read however; he is presenting an important period in the history of Britain A key point in the War of the RosesHenry V with

  10. says:

    Henry V is often uite disturbing at times but in my opinion it's one of Shakespeare's best and most original plays

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The Cronicle History of Henry the Fift

En in the speeches of Henry and his nobles there are many chilling references to the human cost of warThe authoritative edition of Henry V from The Folger Shakespeare Library the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers includes Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play Full explanatory notes conveniently p. Henry V is indeed the grand finale of Shakespeare s second historical tetralogy right after Henry IV Part 2 So here exit Falstaff whose death is recounted by Mistress uickly in the first act and we are now in the presence of a conuering and warlike Harry who is like chalk and cheese when compared with his former self the dissolute Prince Hal A few of Falstaff and Hal s companions remain however on the battlefield and provide some colourful moments Henry V is an incredibly dynamic play performed at the very opening of the Globe this wooden O but feels in retrospect as if it had been written for the big screen the action leaps in space from one act to the next from London to Southampton to Ha

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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 especially 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 expecting to reap profits from the conflict Ev. 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 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 ac

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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 essay 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.

  • Paperback
  • 294
  • The Cronicle History of Henry the Fift
  • William Shakespeare
  • English
  • 10 September 2019
  • 9780743484879

About the Author: William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare baptised 26 April 1564 was an English poet and playwright widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre eminent dramatist He is often called England's national poet and the Bard of Avon or simply The Bard His surviving works consist of 38 plays 154 sonnets two long narrative poems and several other poems His plays have been tr