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  • RICHARD III
    • Earliest play and perhaps earliest comedies
    • Written in 1591
    • Sources:Richard III and Chronicles
    • Earliest performance in 1633
  • Plot line
    • War between the royal family of York and the royal family of Lancaster.
    • Richard’s ambitions:’Became king’
    • Decision to kill anyone he has to in order to become king.
    • Richard wants to marry Elizabeth.
    • Elizabeth is in love with Richmond.
    • Richmond vs Richard.
    • Richard’s death.
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  • Language Richmond-Richard Richard-his wife “ deliberate emotional effect” Two definition View slide
  • Themes Idea of fate Free will Determinism
  • Characteristic of the play
    • Supernatural power
    • Board
    • Dreams
    • Allure of evil
  • Famous sentences
    • ‘ Now is the winter of our discontent’ (act I,scene I)
    • ‘ A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse’ (act V,scene IV)
    • ‘ So wise, so young,they say,do never live long’ (act III,scene I)
    • ‘ Off with his head’ (act III,scene IV)
  • Links
    • www.sparkonotes.com
    • www.william-shakespeare.info
    • www.en.wikipedia.org
  • Created by Di Domenico Giulia & Spizzirri Giada