Explore how Shakespeare vividly portrays the preparations for war at this moment in the play. In the chronicle-- Henry v. Shakespeare, the dramatist in Act one scene expressively enkindles an intensified scene to the drama. Therefore, he has accomplished this by the heroic characterization of Henry, the perquisites of his past barbaric lifestyle and his threatening reply. Along with that, Shakespeare accentuates the audience of the radical annihilation resulted if the two countries went into war and the strength of the French challenge. Hence, with these elements Henry has made this a significant and rhetoric scene in the play.
An analysis of Machiavelli’s The Prince showcases the importance of war, and Shakespeare’s Henry V personifies Machiavelli’s views. Machiavelli encourages rulers to “aim at conquering and maintaining the state,” and war is the prince’s tool to use (The Prince, 66). War is justifiable but only when necessity compels the prince. Shakespeare’s King Henry epitomizes Machiavelli’s ideas. Henry manipulates the law and promotes his self-interests, asserting that he conquers France in defense of England.
In his quest for ultimate redemption, Prince Hal promises his father that he will defeat Hotspur in battle. Prince Hal is first mentioned in Act 1 Scene 1 through the perspective of his father, King Henry who is not pleased with his son 's reputation and irresponsible behavior. In this act, King Henry foils Prince Hal with the character of Hotspur and is convinced that he is his real son. "Whilst I, by looking on the praise of him, see riot and dishonor stain the brow of my young Harry" (Act 1 Scene 1). During this act, King Henry is under stress amid the recent civil wars that have afflicted England.
This was the most unkindest cut of all.” Antony decided to show the crowd the body of Caesar to correctly show what happened to him, but to also create emotion amongst the commoners. He created a sense of anger towards the people who stabbed Caesar, especially Brutus, as he was the one conspirator that Caesar never thought would betray him. Antony presented this as Brutus and the rest are traitors, and that is the way the commoners viewed it. This, amongst other reasons through their emotions, provoked them into taking revenge against the
Along the journey to France, Henry shows maturity through each decision he makes. King Henry should attack France because England will receive greater power, the bishops give convincing reasons, Henry seeks to teach the Dauphin a lesson. Certainly, winning a war demonstrates the power of the conquering country and brings honor to the names of the leaders. Since Henry 's uncle was the Black Prince of Wales, Henry V feels obligated to uphold his family 's reputation by being a warrior king. But unlike his uncle, Henry V treats the people of England and of France as equal citizens.
Unable to forgive himself he goes back to Afghanistan to make things right and become good again. To forgive himself, he tries to atone for all the sins he has committed. In Rahim’s letter Amir is told tat God forgives anyone who asks for it but it is the people who have a hard time forgiving others. Baba, Amir’s father, has also committed sins and done some bad deeds. The guilt comes in the way of his life, guilt for not being able to socially accept Hassan as his son.
Document 1 states, “For all men in general this observation may be made: they are ungrateful, fickle, and deceitful, eager to avoid dangers, and avid for gain, and while you are useful to them they are all with you, but when it [danger] approaches they turn on you”. This statement describes how corrupt and cruel men are, and how these terrible actions are also greatly reflected upon royalty. During the 15th century, royalty believed they were all that mattered which when mixed in with Machiavelli caused a lot of controversy with the people during the Enlightenment. An example of this would be King James I in Document 2 who describes all the good things about the monarchy and how it is the best thing in the world. He calls the monarchy the, “supremest thing on earth,” trying to convince people of how great this form of government
Darcy takes pride in his social rank and that makes him look down on people with lower class, “Initially prideful, Darcy doesn 't think these country people are good enough for him. Elizabeth has pride, too: though looks aren 't everything to her, Darcy 's insult still stings.” (Austen, 1813, Ch. 3). Prejudice is also a major theme in the novel, as the title implies that prejudice goes hand in hand with pride, guiding the protagonists into making wrong assumptions. Mr. Darcy’s prejudice against the lower class stops him from accepting and admitting his true feelings for Elizabeth, while Elizabeth owns prejudices against the upper class for their behaviour towards them, “His character was decided.
The plot of Pride and Prejudice was greatly impacted by social class. First, Mr. Darcy, who is a member of the high class society, is torn between having affection for Elizabeth, a woman of lower class, and keeping his reputation. This is because, unfortunately, the union between women of a lower class could be detrimental to one’s image. Also, the brief separation between Mr. Bingley and Jane was also caused by the clash of social class. Mr. Darcy had assumed that Jane was not worthy of Bingley due to her social class and embarrassing family.
Dorian adopts Lord Henry 's views. The first test, where the reads exactly see that Dorian is struggling between good and evil, his own thoughts and Lord Henry 's ideas, is his love to Sibyl Vane. When he is with her, he is ashamed of everything that was taught by his Lord Henry: "mere touch of Sibyl Vane 's hand makes me forget you and all your wrong, fascinating, poisonous, delightful theories." Dorian recognizes the superiority of pure love over the Lord Henry toxic and destructive theories, but at the same time, he is already on the dark side. The turning point, when the first changes happen on the portrait and where Dorian begins his moral decline is the situation with Sybil.