In Richard III, what makes him a failure as a ruler? What makes Henry V a successful ruler?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 7:04 pm ad1c9bdddf
Well, think in terms of good vs. evil. In Richard the III, the play is dominated by Richard the hunchback Duke of Gloucester who becomes King Richard III but only through a series of horrible acts, killing off his enemies, his kinsmen, his wife and most of his supporters before reaching the Battle of Bosworth and crying out "My kingdom for a horse." Richard is portrayed as a pure, ...
Shakespearean Kings, Richard III & Henry V, are dscussed.