Similarities Between Henry And Falstaff

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The closing of their interaction also represents how competing political mindsets will eventually cause a divide if these remain. Harry and Falstaff differ upon their viewpoint of Henry’s questioning and as Harry upholds the realistic caricature of his father it becomes clear that the subject of the conversation will soon turn to banishing Falstaff due to his underhanded and criminal manner. Falstaff himself recognizes this and begs Harry, under the persona of his father, not to banish him, which in itself marks a realization of the way the conversation is heading. This is significant for as said it marks a slight development from Falstaff’s selfish nature; while he remains self-focused he does indicate recognition of another’s mindset, albeit
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