• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Comparative Analysis of Richard III and Richmond

Extracts from this document...


Which is the more effective leadership speech between Richmond and Richard and why? From my point of view, Richard's speech on his army was more effective than Richmond's. The reason why I chose speech of Richard is his speech was firmer than Richmond's. Richmond said that "Even if we will not win in this war, you guys will not lose anything else but my corpse." I can say that it was rather blend compare to Richard's speech. ...read more.


To survive in the war, soldiers must have firm faith with one thinking that they must win in this war so that they will be able to take care of their families or people who they love and achieve what they aimed. Moreover, if I hear Richard's speech I desperately want to win the war and go home but Richmond's speech was vague because though my army is defeated by enemies, I will not lose anything so it does not matter that we win the war or not. ...read more.


It was good intention to relax soldiers' tension but it was not better strategy to extract soldiers' morale compare to Richard's. Besides, Richard used slang and light words that make soldiers feel that leader feels and thinks as they do. Leaders should not be blend I think. If they have too much sympathy, it will not make them to decide firmly and it will affect to the result of war. So Richmond was not good qualitative leader. Sometimes, leader should be seen as brutal and far from ethical problems so that they can make heavy decision. Therefore, to look at the leaders, soldiers may be more attracted by Richard than Richmond due to mannish speech. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our International Baccalaureate Languages section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related International Baccalaureate Languages essays

  1. Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel Chapter Analysis

    (pg 117) Passion is within everyone. However, it can be hampered and removed if the desire and lust to fulfill this passion is not met. The supernatural is seen through the ghost of Morning Light and the "miraculous cure". A sense of nostalgia is shown through the ghost of Morning Light which still dwells in the experiment room.

  2. Comparative Seminar Analysis- Women of Sand and Myrrh and Rasie the Red Lantern

    (pg 233) Songlian holds up the lanterns to her face looks in the mirror and cries. Suzanne identifies the captivity of the Maaz's relationship is characteristic of the wind, which has swept her and is taking her in a certain direction. The situation in which she is subdued is adverse, for Maaz's

  1. World Lit. - Comparative analysis: Death and The Maiden and Ghosts

    She wants to avoid the awful truth: that he was a cheating, immoral womanizer whose public reputation was a sham. By building the orphanage she hopes to "silence all rumours and clear away all doubt" (Ghosts, p. 24). Their son Oswald has returned from Paris for the dedication with the

  2. Articles of VN War

    ty Canh S�t lai giao cho hai tay noi tuy�n Viet Cong: Ty CSQG tinh Quang Tri th� Truong ty lai l� �ai �y L� Canh Th�m, l�m viec cho co quan Qu�n B�o cua VC. Ty CSQG Thua Thi�n-Hu� th� Truong ty l� �o�n C�ng Lap, nh�n vi�n thuoc c�p cua Trung t� diep vi�n CS Ho�ng Kim Loan.

  1. Empowering Women in Richard the Third

    This means that one should be afraid of the curses that may be put on them and therefore, should be afraid of the people capable of placing these wicked curses upon them. This gives women the power of the curse.

  2. It(TM)s All About the Wordplay: Shakespeare(TM)s Power of Language in Richard III

    In Richard III, one of the main themes is the presence of conscience. It gives the characters in the play a sense of what is right and wrong from their actions and motives. When people acknowledge the play, they feel that the characters are dealing with their conscience.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work