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Essay heading: "Honor" In Henry IV, Part I ? Falstaff vs. Hotspur
 
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As we trace the use of "honor" Shakespeare uses the word to illuminate not only the character of Falstaff, but to shed light upon the concept of honor as it is interpreted by the prince (a.k.a. Hal) and others in the play. Right after being rejected by the prince, his old drinking friend, in asking to be protected in the battlefield, Falstaff makes a speech about honor and what he thinks of it, describing his point-of-view of the whole thing quite clearly: Honor hath no skill in surgery then...
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As we trace the use of "honor" Shakespeare uses the word to illuminate not only the character of Falstaff, but to shed light upon the concept of honor as it is interpreted by the prince (a.k.a. Hal) and others in the play. Right after being rejected by the prince, his old drinking friend, in asking to be protected in the battlefield, Falstaff makes a speech about honor and what he thinks of it, describing his point-of-view of the whole thing quite clearly: Honor hath no skill in surgery then...
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