Henry V Act III, Scene 2 Summary and Analysis

William Shakespeare

Act III, Scene 2 Summary and Analysis

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Captain Fluellen: a patriotic Welsh officer in Henry’s army

Captain Gower: another Welsh officer, friend of Fluellen

Captain Jamy: a Scottish officer in Henry’s army

Captain Macmorris: an Irish officer in Henry’s army

Summary
The boy and his friends Pistol, Bardolph, and Nym retreat from the battle, but Fluellen, a Welsh officer, commands them to return to the fray. After the others depart, the boy reflects on the low morals of his companions and decides to part company with them.

Fluellen reenters and is urged by Gower, a fellow Welshman, to help two other officers dig tunnels under the Harfleur wall. They are soon joined by...

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