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Garden Imagery in Richard II, Act 2, Scene 1

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In Richard II play by Shakespeare, Act 2, Scene 1, Lines 31-68, John of Gaunt gives a highly significant speech about England as a location described as a garden. Please comment on Gaunt's description and relate it to other passages in the play that specifically relate to the concept of gardens. Also, what is Shakespeare trying to convey through the imagery?

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As you briefly comment on Gaunt's description and relate it to other passages in the play that specifically relate to the concept of gardens, Gaunt vehemently insists and boldly chastises that Richard has indeed rent out England and its bountiful, beautiful glories. ...

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200 words briefly address the use of garden imagery in the Richard II play by Shakespeare.

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