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Sir Thomas More, Act II, Section VIII t isn’t a matter of reason; finally it’s a matter of love. Sources: Encyclopaedia Britannica, IMDb, The Independent Copyright © 2018 Course Hero, Inc. Dry Land Symbolizes the human-made stability of law and order The Silver Cup Stands for the material temptations of corruption Water & Sailing Represent terrifying forces humans can’t control Symbols Intelligent secretary with a keen political mind; shrewd and dangerous Thomas Cromwell Young, ambitious, dissatisfied scholar hoping for promotions and respect Richard Rich Everyday citizen; switches roles and talks directly to the audience The Common Man Respected lawyer, academic, and royal adviser; devoted to faith and family Sir Thomas More Main Characters Both playwright and screenwriter, Bolt is best known for A Man for All Seasons as well as the screenplay for Lawrence of Arabia (1962). His protagonists’ moral codes often conflict with their societies. Like More in A Man for All Seasons, Bolt was principled, risking imprisonment to protest the Cold War nuclear arms race. ROBERT BOLT1924–95 Author Betrayal, compromise, and shifting alliances determine characters’ fates. Power, Politics & Corruption Should people swear a sacred oath to something they don’t believe in? Meaning of Laws & Oaths Thomas More wants to follow his moral code, but he may be going too far. Conscience& Morality King Henry VIII needs a divorce if he wants a male heir. Only one man stands in the way—Henry’s devoutly Catholic adviser, Sir Thomas More. In the cutthroat political world of 16th-century England, More’s conscience may cost him friends, family, and even his life. Morality vs.Monarchy THEMES English Original Language 1960 First Performed Robert Bolt Author A Man forAll Seasons Tragedy Play

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