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    Shakespearean Kings, Richard III & Henry V,

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    In Richard III, what makes him a failure as a ruler? What makes Henry V a successful ruler?

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    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, ...

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    Shakespearean Kings, Richard III & Henry V, are dscussed.