Opening statement 1:
Patriotism and nationalism,
Henry V is a patriotic and nationalistic play because it focuses on empowering England as
a whole even though it is done through the perspective of one character.
Opening statement 2:
Henry V celebrates war
October 23, 2013
Arguing for Henry V as a national hero. ( I think it would help to think about how the other
group will argue against it.)
He wants England to have more power.
War is the only art expected of a ruler (machiavelli)
2.1.73 the king has
In Hamlet, madness is portrayed through both Hamlet and Ophelia, but while Hamlet feigns his
insanity, Ophelia truly goes insane by her father's murder, and the unjust harshness of Hamlet.
They each share a common connection: the loss of a parental figure