READING COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS (Richard II, III, iv, 29-91)
1. Explain the significance of the over-arching gardening metaphor in this passage.
2. How does the Gardener propose to deal with political instability in lines 29-39?
3. What is the Man's complaint in lines 40-46?
4. What is the Gardener's primary criticism of the King (54-66)?
5. What does the Gardener think will happen to the King and why?