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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 the chorus, somewhat embarrassed, say will have to represent the battle on the stage?
2. Henry states that if it is a sin to __________, then he is the most offending soul alive.
3. What had led Fluellen into thinking that Pistol was a valiant warrior?
4. Finish Orleans' line, "Is this the king we sent . . . "
5. What drastic action does the Dauphin propose rather than face the shame of losing the battle?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do the French soldiers feel so ashamed during the battle?
2. What does Exeter say was his response to witnessing the scene between York and Suffolk and what is Henry's response to this revelation?
3. Summarize the message from the French king that Montjoy gives to Henry.
4. Describe England's celebratory mood as Henry and his army return home from France.
5. What does Bourbon declare must be done rather than live with the shame of losing to the English?
6. What are some of the conjectures that the constable, Orleans, and Rambures make about Henry and the English?
7. What is Grandpre's attitude toward the English camp?
8. What is the basis of the quarrel between Henry, who is in disguise, and Williams?
9. Summarize the comments the boy makes after Pistol leaves with the French soldier to collect the ransom.
10. What are some of the comparisons that Fluellen makes between Henry and Alexander the Great?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the role of patriotism in the play. How does King Henry use patriotism in the play and how do various characters express their patriotism?
Essay Topic 2
The societies of England and France in the time the play is set was strongly based on class. Discuss how characters in the play are treated based on their class and consider how class seems to affect how the characters view their world.
Essay Topic 3
Compare King Henry and the English royal court to the king of France and the French royal court. Some issues to consider are leadership, relationships, communications skills, ethics, and personality.
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