CHARACTERS RICH 111

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EDWARD 1V

  • little evidence of 'glorious son of york'
  • aiiling man from fisrt scene
  • good inyentions-tries to reoncille factions at court
  • we dont see alot of his deomstic spehere as focus on political arena
  • in rich we see conseuences of eds poor judgemnt 
  • HIS MISTAKES
  • SIGNED CLARENCES DEATH WARRANT
  • NOT DONE WITH EVIL INETENT BUT PLUNGES FAM INTO CRISIS 
  • HAS ONE POWERFUL SPEECH-BUT DELIVERED WHEN TOO LATE
  • deep regret after clarence death 
  • rich ca triumph on is weakness 
  • ed collapsed upon hearing death
  • WHOLE REALM AFFECTED
  • CICTIZENS 'WOE TO THAT LAND GOVERENED BY CHILD'
  • shares mistress with hastings miss shore

CLARENCE

  • chcrcatrised as being benign and innocent man
  • holds bros in high esteem
  • shaksepare focus on thtme of conscienc after his death
  • expresses remorse for his part in war of roses 
  • regert makes him more worthy 
  • rich first victim 
  • he leaves behind vulnerbale young children now kids forced to live in fear

YOUNG PRINCES PRINCE ED AND PRINCE OF YORK

  • inncoent of crimes 
  • distinct and engaging personalities=makes death mofre affaceting 
  • pirnce ed=dignified child 
  • patriotic as hopes to reocover brits rench territoies when king 
  • feelings of foreboding about tower-sensititvity and wisdom 
  • his death=loss of pormising soverign
  • VS DUKE YORK-lively and enjoys wordplay
  • mocks rich and bro=intelligent 
  • TYRELLS ELOQUENT EPITAPH-'GENTLE' ;ADS FOCUS ON THEIR BEAUTY 
  • PREMATURE AND UGLY DEATHS=CHILL AUDIENCE 

DUCHESS OF YORK

  • rich mother
  • minor fig
  • beleives rich a dissapointment after born
  • act 1v scsne 4 energentically curses empahises how repugnant he is 
  • rich contemtp twoard her inhuman lack of filial feeling

ANNE

  • ISOLAOTED AND WEKA FIGURE
  • her wrteched life highlights plight of female chctcaters 

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