Some readers and critics feel that Henry Bolingbroke and Richard are presented as opposites. How are the parallels between Richard and Bolingbroke presented?
The critic Harold Bloom says that Richard is a bad king, but "an interesting metaphysical poet." What do you think he means?
What is the role of women in the play?
Discuss the importance of the curses and prophecies that appear throughout Richard II.
Richard II is almost completely written in verse. What effect do you think this has?
by DanMitchell23, January 09, 2013
I've recently read Richard II for my University course, here are my thoughts!
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