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1

Mowbray says this but this is what Henry becomes

“A traitor to my god, my king and me”

2

Richards tragic mistake / he should let them fight /hamartia

“Before the combat can begin, the king throws down his baton”

3

Justification of Richards actions / blood imagery / ironic as blood is shed later on

“Out kingdoms earth should not be spiked with that dear blood”

4

2nd mistake in this scene

“Therefore we banish you our territories”

“6 years we banish him”

5

Richard covers every angle to ensure they don’t conspire against him / mistake

“Nor never write, regreet, nor reconcile”

6

Richard cleverly appears to be helping his people / land

“Gainst us, our state, our subjects, or our land”

7

Gaunt metaphor for life

“My oil dried lamp”

Images of life and death - pitty for gaunt as he dies soon

“Kingdom cannot buy my breath”

8

Gaunt foreshadowing sufferinf of England

“Devouring pestilence hangs in our air”