English 366B, Section S02
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: Order and Good Government
Act 2: Order and Good Government
Prophecy and history: Gaunt's speech (2.1.31-68).
Richard's confiscation of Lancastrian property (2.1.159-62).
York's response and further prophecy (2.1.189-208).
The first stirrings of rebellion.
The gardener scene (3.4): comic or choric?
The Bishop of Carlisle's prophecy on the deposing of Richard
(4. 1. 114-149).
Richard prophesies future rebellion (5.1.55-65).
Bolingbroke returns as the dispossessed Lancaster (2.3).
York dithers (comic or choric?).
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