What Was The Significance Of Henry's Speech In Act 5

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Henry can communicate with people, all kinds of people. Henry talks with determination from the start to all his different types of men. This speech is intended to give his men courage on saint crispin 's day. The day they would be going into war. Mainly because in this war they are outnumbered five to one. I will be reviewing how he encouraged, and motivated his men to come together and fight despite the odds against them, and their differences In the beginning, he tells his men “ The fewer men, the greater share of honour” meaning that why wish for more people to help when having fewer gets you more respect and honored. All the men they have is all the man they need. They will do good just by themselves, Because they are all strong together…show more content…
“That he which hath no stomach to this fight, Let him depart”. He continues with making his purpose on why fight along someone that does not have trust in his fellow men. Why die with those who fear for their lives. That its was alright to leave again with the less me the better.Then he goes on to remind them that the day they are fighting on is saint crispian day. “He that shall live this day, and see old age, will yearly on the vigil feast his neighbors, And say ‘To-morrow is saint Crispian’ Then will he slip his sleeve and show his scars and say ‘These wounds i had on Crispin 's day’. All the men that will fight on this day and live will remember that on this day they fought along their trusted comrades. Scars and all they will remember this day with pride. In all he talks about how all the men that fought with him on this day are his brothers. “For he to-day that sheds his blood with me.” implying the honor he has for each and every one of the men who have helped him on this
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