King Henry V Setting

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England

Where Henry lives and is seated on the throne at the time of this play. None of the settings are described in Shakespeare’s plays and England is no exception. This setting is real and the reader is urged by the Chorus to imagine the countryside, the trip by sea to France, and other aspects of all the settings.

France

Arguably the main setting for the story, this is where the battles take place as the English defeat the French, though the French have much larger forces. The setting is not described other than a few details that have to do with the action. For example, the reader is told that the English break through a particular wall, gaining access to a French town. There is no real description given other than the fact that the breach occurs.

The Stage

Though not technically a setting, Shakespeare makes it...

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