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Richard II
Richard II
by William Shakespeare

Richard II Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Themes
Quotes
Power
Power Quotes
Family
Family Quotes
Language and Communication
Language and Communication Quotes
Identity
Identity Quotes
Loyalty
Loyalty Quotes
Gender
Gender Quotes
Appearances
Appearances Quotes
Suffering
Suffering Quotes
Passivity
Passivity Quotes
Pride
Pride Quotes
Exile
Exile Quotes
Act 1, Scene 1
Act 1, Scene 2
Act 1, Scene 3
Act 1, Scene 4
Act 2, Scene 1
Act 2, Scene 2
Act 2, Scene 3
Act 2, Scene 4
Act 3, Scene 1
Act 3, Scene 2
Act 3, Scene 3
Act 3, Scene 4
Act 4, Scene 1
Act 5, Scene 1
Act 5, Scene 2
Act 5, Scene 3
Act 5, Scene 4
Act 5, Scene 5
Act 5, Scene 6
Brief Summary
Characters
A Note on Names
King Richard II
Timeline
Henry Bolingbroke (Henry IV)
John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster
Duke of York
The Queen
The Duchess of Gloucester
The Duchess of York
Thomas Mowbray, Duke of Norfolk
Henry Percy, Earl of Northumberland
Henry Percy
Duke of Aumerle
Exton
The Gardener
Bushy, Bagot, and Green
Prince Hal
Character Clues
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Divine Right of Kings
Gardens
Seven Vials of Sacred Blood and Seven Fair Branches
Biblical Betrayals
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
The Crown
Rising "Up" and Falling "Down"
The Sun
Henry's Name(s)
Setting
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Ending?
Tough-o-Meter
Plot Analysis
Booker's Seven Basic Plots Analysis
Three-Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Study Questions
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
A Lousy King
A Lousy King Flashcards
A Lousy King True or False
Bumped Off the Throne
Bumped Off the Throne Flashcards
Bumped Off the Throne True or False
Essay