Unformatted text preview: the climactic finish. One plot focuses on Hotspur and his obsession with glory, and the other focuses around Prince Harry. The primary inciting incident occurs when Hotspur refuses to send the soldiers he’s captured in the north back down to the king in the south. The rising action occurs when Hotspur’s amassed army (of people who also hold grievances against king Henry IV begins to falter) begins to falter. This means that in order for the coup to succeed, Hotspur must begin the rebellion at once. This is the crisis; when Prince harry accompanies his father Henry IV into battle at the great battle of Shrewsbury. The climax takes place when Prince Harry challenges Hotspur to single combat. The dénouement comes about when Henry IV’s forces win and most of the Percy family is put to death....
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- Spring '11
- Henry V of England, Prince Harry, Hotspur, Harry Challenges Hotspur, father Henry IV