In Elizabethan drama, the Chorus is usually a single actor who recites the play's prologue and epilogue, apologizing for any defects the play might have and begging the audience's forbearance; sometimes the Chorus also fills in details that cannot be presented onstage and comments on the action of the play. In Henry V, the Chorus presents not only the Prologue and Epilogue but introduces Acts II, III, IV, and V as well, so that the Chorus appears six times in the play. During these six appearances, the Chorus sets the epic tone of this play about one of England's most popular...
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