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Lecture 3 Tuesday, October 10, 2017 9:27 AM Richard as Monster Historians don’t agree whether Richard is a monster or not Richard's body: motivation and justification for his actions Had curved spine, was attractive Was given a proper burial again after being found in a parking lot The Princes in the Tower Was the protector of the realm and nephews Put them in the tower and they disappeared o Pretenders would come back in the future and claim to be the princes Tower of London o Seen as sinister because of the princes who were locked in there and then disappeared Richard I have not the alacrity of spirit Nor cheer that People thought that god sent their kings to purge the people, they thought God sent the devil to do his dirty work Some certain dregs of conscience Characters seem compelled to reference their conscience through their dreams and sleep The Work of Conscience "a kind of remorse" o Faith, some certain dregs of conscience are yet within me (1.2.122-23) o I'll not meddle with it; it makes a man a coward. A man cannot steal, but it accuseth him;

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