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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 are the characters in the French camp looking forward to in the pre-dawn hours before the battle of Agincourt?
2. To whom or what does Henry credit with winning the battle while losing relatively few men?
3. What topic are the Dauphin, the constable, and Orleans discussing when an argument breaks out?
4. Henry had seen this duke fall in battle several times and covered in blood so he asks Exeter whether he might still be alive:
5. What is a term that Henry does NOT use when addressing the soldiers in the camp?
Short Essay Questions
1. Summarize the message from the French king that Montjoy gives to Henry.
2. Explain what Henry tells Fluellen to do when he gives him Williams' glove.
3. Describe England's celebratory mood as Henry and his army return home from France.
4. Describe what Henry is doing in the English camp the night before the battle of Agincourt.
5. What is Henry's response when Katherine asks how she could possibly love the enemy of France?
6. Why is Fluellen so insistent that Pistol eat a leek?
7. What does Henry tell Montjoy will be the result of dead English soldiers being buried in France?
8. Summarize the comments the boy makes after Pistol leaves with the French soldier to collect the ransom.
9. What is Grandpre's attitude toward the English camp?
10. Compare the demeanor of the English troops to that of the French troops before the battle of Agincourt.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Discuss agricultural metaphors in the play, especially as they pertain to Henry's transformation from wild prince to respected king.
Essay Topic 3
Analyze bias in the play. For example, does the play seem to be excessively biased in favor of England and against France? Is some bias acceptable in a historical work or does it make the play come across as a piece of propaganda?
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