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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Douglas feel about Hotspur?
2. What does Falstaff say the item stolen from him was worth?
3. Why is Northumberland unable to assist Hotspur?
4. What is the relationship of Sir John of Lancaster and Prince of Wales?
5. What is Falstaff sent off to gather up?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
When Prince Hal offers to meet Hotspur on the field of battle in solo combat what does this reveal about his character? What is Prince Hal thinking of? Or perhaps who is he thinking of? What does this reveal about the future leader that he may become? What is this young man growing into?
Essay Topic 2
What is at the heart of the rebellion? Explain the history that exists between Bolingbroke/Henry IV and the Percy family. Why are they so upset with him? Why do the other rebels join? What is it that they all want?
Essay Topic 3
Some scholars have written that in Richard II divine right to rule dies. Henry IV takes that right when he murders Richard II. They go on to say that in this play honor dies. Hotspur is the embodiment of honor. Discuss this and relate the death of honor to this overall theme and action of this play.
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