(3)1213 Level N English Richard III Notes Act 3


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Unformatted text preview: hy has Edward’s journey from Ludlow been ‘tedious, wearisome, and heavy’? 2. How does Buckingham convince the Cardinal that the Duke of York can be fetched from sanctuary? 3. What does Edward tell Buckingham that he will do when he grows up? Why is this an example of dramatic irony? 1 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Why does the Duke of York say that he cannot sleep in the Tower? What is Richard’s opinion of the Duke of York? What will Richard do if Hastings will not join their group of conspirators? What does Richard promise Buckingham and why? Explain the following quotes: a) “Your Grace attended to their sugared words/ But looked not on the poison of their hearts.” (l. 13) b) “So wise so young, they say, do never live long.” (l. 79) c) “Short summers lightly have a forward spring.” (l. 94) d) “You said that idle weeds are fast in growth. The prince my brother hath outgrown me far.” (l. 103) e) “Think you, my lord, this little prating York/Was not incensed by his subtle mother/ To taunt and scorn you thus opprobriously? “ (l. 151) Lesson 12: Act 3 Scene 2: The Confidence of Hastings Synopsis: It is 4 a.m. A messenger arrives at Hastings’ house from the Lord Stanley (Derby). The message is that Stanley has had what he feels is a prophetic dream in which he has been savaged by a boar. (The boar is Richard’s symbol). He is also very concerned that two separate councils have been called for the coming day.Stanley fears fo...
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