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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Nym suggest Pistol can do to restore their friendship?
2. The king of France tells the Dauphin to stay with them in __________.
3. What is Fluellen's opinion of Captain Macmorris and Captain Jamy concerning military matters?
4. Who is NOT one of the "three corrupted men" the chorus says has conspired with France?
5. The constable states that if Henry cannot be fought off, then they should leave France and leave their "__________ to a barbarous people."
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain why Hostess Quickly blames King Henry for Sir John's illness and the justification that Nym and Pistol offer for what the king had done.
2. Describe the chorus' attitude toward King Henry.
3. What is the French king's response to the negative tone of his court's conversation about England's invasion and what does he decide to do about the situation?
4. Explain what the constable means when he tells the Dauphin that Henry was "covering discretion with a coat of folly" and the significance of this statement.
5. What is the governor of Harfleur's response to Henry's demands and what is his explanation for his decision?
6. What message does Exeter deliver to the French court, especially concerning the king of France and the Dauphin?
7. What is Henry wanting his troops to do as they begin their attack on Harfleur and what does he suggest they do if they do not want to comply?
8. Why is the constable confounded that the English are better warriors than the French?
9. Ely compares King Henry's development as a leader to the way certain types of fruit grow. Discuss this metaphor and how it applies to the king.
10. Explain why it is important to Katherine that Alice teaches her English.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the role of religion in the play. Some questions you may want to consider: How does religion influences characters' actions; is religion is ever used for self-serving purposes; are characters with strong religious views more or less moral than those who are not; are religious attitudes affected by factors such as class and culture?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the role of the chorus. What is the chorus' purpose? Be sure to provide some examples of how the chorus is used in the play.
Essay Topic 3
Consider the role of friendship in the play. Which characters seem to have genuine friendships, which do not, and why? Does class seem to affect friendships?
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