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Flashcards in Act 2, Scene 2 Deck (3)
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1

What overall happens ?

Richard departs for Ireland
Henry invades England
York cannot confront Henry
Richard flatters flee to save lives

2

Why is the queen upset?

As R leaves her.

She’s scared for future , when news is brought that B has landed.

3

Why is this scene significant?

Richards fortunes become clear.
Queen is sad she says he is a wronged man not a tyrant - pathos.
York can’t protect Richard
Richard position left hopeless