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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. Who does Williams strike when he sees him wearing his glove in his cap?
2. The chorus says the two army camps are so close together they can do which of the following:
3. What is Queen Isabel's response when Henry asks if she will accompany the French king and the English representatives to the negotiations?
4. Why does Fluellen say he is still wearing a leek in his cap?
5. Which of the following tool do the armorers use to close the rivets on the knights' armor?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Gower tell Pistol after Fluellen beats him and forces him to eat the leek?
2. What is Henry's response when Katherine asks how she could possibly love the enemy of France?
3. Compare the demeanor of the English troops to that of the French troops before the battle of Agincourt.
4. Why is Fluellen so insistent that Pistol eat a leek?
5. What does the constable mean when he tells the other soldiers, "straight to horse"?
6. Describe the death toll of the battle of Agincourt. For example, were the losses lopsided or did both sides suffer fairly equally? How are the dead accounted for in terms of class and social status?
7. What are some of the negative consequences Burgundy says that France has suffered due to lack of peace?
8. What is Grandpre's attitude toward the English camp?
9. Why do the French soldiers feel so ashamed during the battle?
10. Summarize the message from the French king that Montjoy gives to Henry.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the role of gruesome rhetoric in the play such as Henry's graphic description of what will happen to the people of Harfleur if they do not surrender. Provide some examples. Why is this rhetoric effective? Would this type of rhetoric be considered appropriate today? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Several characters in the play are sentenced to die for committing various crimes, yet there is no mention of any criminal trials. So, how are matters of criminal justice handled in the world of Henry the Fifth?
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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