By Gilian West
For lecturers, this guide offers a method of introducing Shakespeare to scholars who're now not but able to take on a complete play and, whilst, makes use of Shakespeare as a resource for realizing the historical past of language. all of the scenes during this assortment (encompassing romance, conflict, slapstick and horror) is a quick, self sufficient drama, and is by means of a suite of questions about matters raised and the language used. The paintings deals feedback for literary and theatrical useful work.>
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Exeunt] [from Richard II, Act III, Scene iii] NOTE *The French word for 'kiss' is baiser. Arrangement © Gilian West 1995. Multiple copies may be made by the purchasing institution or individual only. 35 Richard and Bolingbroke Questions 1. What does Shakespeare gain by setting this scene on the castle walls? 2. What is it in the language of Richard's first speech that makes him sound so regal there? 3. Show how Shakespeare re-arranges normal word-order in Northumberland's first speech. 4. Aumerle wants Richard to use 'gentle words'.
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An Approach to Shakespeare (Cassell Practical Handbooks) by Gilian West