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The celebrated play that draws from historical events in the Norman conquest of England to create a profound portrait of a man's soul—and a transcendent. BECKET by Jean Anouilh. THE AUTHOR. Jean Anouilh () was born near Bordeaux, France, the son of a tailor and a violinist. He showed an interest. presents. BECKET OR THE HONOR OF GOD by Jean Anouilh. LABORATORY THEATRE. JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY THEATRE. UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII .


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Becket book. Read 85 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The celebrated play that draws from historical events in the Norman conquest. Dec 31, Becket, or, The honor of God. by: Anouilh, Jean, Publication date: Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. The celebrated play that draws from historical events in the Norman conquest of England to create a profound portrait of a man's soul—and a.

Eventually Henry had to yield, and a reconciliation with Becket was arranged.

Becket returned to England and at once began to excommunicate bishops who had executed the king's commands. This infuriated the quick-tempered king. On December 29, , four of the king's knights went to Canterbury and confronted the archbishop in his own cathedral during a Vespers service but it is unclear whether they did so under Henry's direct orders or out of loyalty.

To their angry question, "Where is the traitor? As he died, he said, "For the name of Jesus and the protection of the church, I am ready to embrace death. Miracles were soon reported at the site, and devotion to the shrine swelled—until , when Henry VIII destroyed it, with nearly all the other shrines in England.

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Subscribe to CT and get one year free. He instituted a new franc and sold some of the French currency to the US in order to decrease the States' financial presence in his country. He dreamed of resuscitating the Europe of old. His famous slogan, Europe "from the Atlantic to the Urals," conspicuously left out Britain, a country that aided in liberating France from the Germans paraphrased from Wikipedia.

This political climate must have had a role in Anouilh's engendering of Becket, which has as a major sub-theme the tension between the Normans and the Saxons.

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The monk refuses to speak to Becket in French, answering his questions in English. Becket understands the monk, but he continues speaking in French. His is a French king of French and English ancestry, sitting on the English throne, and Becket serves this king.

Becket speaks French, and it is a badge of honor that Henry's "petit Saxon" can speak it without an English accent.

When Becket must leave the country because of his conflict with the king, he runs to France, of course. In Rome, the Pope and one of his Cardinals discuss the problems between France and England with "bad Italian accents," according to the stage directions , including Becket, and eventually come up with a scheme to resolve the issues by duping both countries.

The Pope makes the claim that both France and England have "a long arm" and that Rome must balance the two. The historical inspiration and background are that Henry II was a Norman, born to a French father and an English mother.

His mother helped him contest the throne of England, to which she had a right as the daughter of Henry I. Becket, Henry's chancellor and friend, was born in England to Norman parents.

The main tension between Henry and Becket was that Becket was a clergyman, and his duty and desire were to strengthen the power of the Church, while Henry wanted to strengthen the power of the Crown.

When Becket became Archbishop and took the part of Saxon monks, Henry was not pleased.

He instituted a new franc and sold some of the French currency to the US in order to decrease the States' financial presence in his country. He dreamed of resuscitating the Europe of old.

His famous slogan, Europe "from the Atlantic to the Urals," conspicuously left out Britain, a country that aided in liberating France from the Germans paraphrased from Wikipedia. This political climate must have had a role in Anouilh's engendering of Becket, which has as a major sub-theme the tension between the Normans and the Saxons.

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The monk refuses to speak to Becket in French, answering his questions in English. Becket understands the monk, but he continues speaking in French.

His is a French king of French and English ancestry, sitting on the English throne, and Becket serves this king. Becket speaks French, and it is a badge of honor that Henry's "petit Saxon" can speak it without an English accent.

When Becket must leave the country because of his conflict with the king, he runs to France, of course. In Rome, the Pope and one of his Cardinals discuss the problems between France and England with "bad Italian accents," according to the stage directions , including Becket, and eventually come up with a scheme to resolve the issues by duping both countries.

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The Pope makes the claim that both France and England have "a long arm" and that Rome must balance the two. The historical inspiration and background are that Henry II was a Norman, born to a French father and an English mother.

His mother helped him contest the throne of England, to which she had a right as the daughter of Henry I. Becket, Henry's chancellor and friend, was born in England to Norman parents.

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