Tragic Hero Flashcards Preview

Richard II > Tragic Hero > Flashcards

Flashcards in Tragic Hero Deck (7)
Loading flashcards...
1

Act 1 scene 1 what is Richard?

Elevated in his position

2

Act 1 scene 1 - “the fair reverence of your highness”

Curbs me from giving reigns to my free speech - Richards elevation from diving right makes him great

3

Act 1 scene 1 - “we thank you both”

Reminds us of divine right

4

Act 4 scene 1 - “with mine own tears i wash away my balm....”

With mine own hands i give away my crown” - metaphor highlights Richard resuming control - gains respect

5

Act 4 scene 1 poetic language?

Elevates him in contrast to Bolingbroke

6

Act 5 scene 5 - “i have wasted time...”

And doth time waste me”

7

Act 5 scene 5 - “i have been studying how i may compare...”

This prison where i live unto the world” - remains majestic and grand in his speech - realises his mistakes