Sample Scene-by-Scene (short): Henry V

This scene-by-scene map condenses the play into blocks that can be summarized by a single word or phrase. This kind of summary takes a lot of work, but will help you perceive the dramatic shape of the play. For a slightly longer scene-by-scene, click here.

Act 1: Decisions

Act 2: Departure

Act 3a: The Siege of Harfleur

Act 3b: Drawing Closer

Act 4a: Before the Battle

Act 4b: The Battle of Agincourt

Act 5: Aftermath