By Gilian West
For lecturers, this guide offers a way of introducing Shakespeare to scholars who're no longer but able to take on a complete play and, whilst, 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 by way of a suite of questions on concerns raised and the language used. The paintings bargains feedback for literary and theatrical useful work.>
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Give me your answer; i'faith, do; and so clap hands and a bargain. How say you, lady? Saufvotre honneur, me understand veil. Arrangement © Gilian West 1995. Multiple copies may be made by the purchasing institution or individual only. 20 The French Princess KING HENRY KATHERINE KING HENRY KATHERINE KING HENRY KATHERINE KING HENRY KATHERINE KING HENRY KATHERINE Marry, if you would put me to verses or to dance for your sake, Kate, why you undid me. If I could win a lady at leap-frog, or by vaulting into my saddle with my armour on my back, under the correction of bragging be it spoken, I should quickly leap into a wife.
Gentlemen both, I thank you. I must a dozen mile to-night. Bardolph, give the soldiers coats. Fare you well, gentle gentlemen. On Bardolph; lead the men away. [Exeunt]] [from Henry IV, Part Two, Act III, Scene ii] Arrangement © Gilian West 1995. Multiple copies may be made by the purchasing institution or individual only. 28 The Recruits Questions 1. In Elizabethan English how did one greet another person, ask after someone's health, and say goodbye? 2. Suggest why Shakespeare did not put the dialogue in this scene into verse-form.
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