Based upon your remembrance of the play, provide a well-developed, one paragraph answer for each of the following questions.
Choose an image or brief scene from each play that lingers in your mind. Write a description of the scene and tell me why you remembered it. What is significant about that scene?
If you could choose one character to be from each play, which one would it be and why?
What is the strongest emotion in each play? What makes it so powerful?
What is one of the messages of each play? In what ways is that message relevant to today’s world?
What is Henry V’s view of “kingship”? How does he feel about the king’s role and from whence does he draw his power? Would you want to trade places with Henry? Explain your answer.
How does Willy’s desperate quest for the “American Dream” resemble a religious crusade? (crusade—a vigorous and dedicated action of movement in favor of a cause) If Willy were alive today, would his quest be different? How would it be the same?