Shakespeare’s Henry IV

Drama and Theater / April 23, 2015 / No Comments /
A discussion of the concept of honor in Shakespeare’s play, `Henry IV.`

This paper takes a look at how Shakespeare shows his audience the noble and ignoble nature of honor and chivalry in the behavior of the play’s main characters Henry Percy, Henry Prince of Wales, Sir John Falstaff, and King Henry the Fourth. An examination of Henry IV shows how Shakespeare demonstrates these 16th century values of honor and justice to his audience.

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