The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood Questions and Answers
by Howard Pyle

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In the prologue, Robin encounters the King’s foresters, men charged to protect his lands and to prevent poaching. What details does Pyle use to make the foresters look bad?

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When Robin Hood comes across the foresters in the prologue , they are feasting in the forest rather than protecting the king's lands. They are feasting like pigs as well, for they all share a huge pasty or meat pie and eat it by "thrusting" their hands inside it. One of the foresters shows...

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