By William Shakespeare
After defeat on the conflict of Shrewsbury the rebels regroup. yet Prince Hal’s reluctance to inherit the crown threatens to wreck the unwell Henry IV’s dream of an enduring dynasty. Shakespeare’s portrait of the prodigal son’s trip from adolescence to adulthood embraces the total landscape of society.
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