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Henry V (The Play Historical Background and Analysis of the Character in the Play) - cover

Henry V (The Play Historical Background and Analysis of the Character in the Play)

William Shakespeare, William Hazlitt

Publisher: Musaicum Books

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Henry V tells the story of Henry of Monmouth, now King Henry V. This play stands as the final part of Henriad tetralogy and presents the transformation of the main character from a wild, undisciplined young man to the young prince who has matured. The story focuses on an expedition to France led by Henry V in which his army although widely outnumbered defeats the French at Agincourt.

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