By Gilian West
For academics, this instruction manual offers a way of introducing Shakespeare to scholars who're now not but able to take on an entire play and, whilst, makes use of Shakespeare as a resource for figuring out the historical past of language. all of the scenes during this assortment (encompassing romance, conflict, slapstick and horror) is a quick, autonomous drama, and is by means of a collection of questions on concerns raised and the language used. The paintings deals feedback for literary and theatrical useful work.>
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Devices for elevating the style) used in this scene are the rhetorical question (a question that does not require an answer) and the paradox (a statement that conflicts with what seems reasonable or possible). How do these two devices heighten the emotional power of the scene? 4. 'if I be slain' 'if Death be so apparent' What have these two clauses in common that causes Shakespeare to use 'be' rather than 'am' or 'is'? 5. Most of this scene is written in 'rhyming couplets', that is, in pairs of lines.
I have no cunning in protestation', says King Henry. Much of his vocabulary is simple and monosyllabic, but is there anything in the King's use of language that belies this claim? 3. ' What does 'nice' mean here? How is it used nowadays? 4. How does the French King use personification in his last speech? 5. ', Henry evades the question. How would you answer her? 6. If you were playing the part of the French King would you speak his last speech as though the marriage 'pleases him well'? 7. How might the presence of the Princess's chaperone, the Lady Alice, be used to add to the comedy in this scene?
A would have clapp'd i' th' clout at twelve score, and carried you a forehand shaft a fourteen and a fourteen and a half, that it would have done a man's heart good to see. How a score of ewes now? Thereafter as they be - a score of good ewes may be worth ten pounds. And is old Double dead? [Enter Falstaffand his corporal, Bardolph] FALSTAFF SHALLOW FALSTAFF SILENCE FALSTAFF SHALLOW FALSTAFF SHALLOW MOULDY SHALLOW FALSTAFF MOULDY FALSTAFF SHALLOW FALSTAFF Look, here comes good Sir John. Give me your hand, give me your worship's good hand.