Compare & Contrast Becket, or the Honor of God by Jean Anouilh

This Study Guide consists of approximately 21 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Becket, or the Honor of God.
This section contains 153 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Becket, or the Honor of God Study Guide

1100s: England, conquered by the Normans in 1066, is populated by an English-speaking Anglo-Saxon majority and a French-speaking Norman ruling class.

1950s: England has just survived the Second World War without occupation. France, however, still struggles with the aftermath of German occupation and rule.

Today: England and France are both independent countries and strong members of the European community.

1100s: The royal governments of both France and England struggle for legal and economic power with the Catholic Church.

1950s: After the Reformation of the Catholic Church in the sixteenth century, the Church of England is no longer associated with Rome. By the 1950s, the archbishop of Canterbury leads the state-sanctioned Church of England. France, however, continues as a Catholic country and is still influenced by pressures from Rome.

Today: Although the Church of England and Catholicism remain the state-sanctioned denominations of the two countries, the populations of both...

(read more)

This section contains 153 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Becket, or the Honor of God Study Guide
Copyrights
Drama for Students
Becket, or the Honor of God from Drama for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.