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Within Shakespeares play Richard II there are many questionable and untrusting characters Truth and duty are only illusions within the play Lust for power and control override the order of England and its ordained king Its believed that it is by the will of God that Richard is king No mortal man can come between what God has set before them as rule The final decision is Gods and the only way that Gods choice can be changed is by God himself and no one else God takes the Garden of Eden from Adam and like Adam England is taken from Richard It is questionable if Bolingbroke acts against Gods will or through Gods will Richard is king and though a sad choice he has been ordained by God as king and ruler of England It is not for his followers to decide if he is to be replaced by someone that they feel would be a better caretaker of the garden In Richard II by overtaking the crown and replacing Richard with Bolingbroke society is going against its own belief that Richard is ordained by God From an Englishmans point of view it could be argued that God is somewhat responsible for the state that England is in because they believe Richard was chosen by God Within Richard II God is believed to be forsaken so that England can become a great kingdom again and this is done in hope that Richards wrongs can be made right by Bolingbroke Richards opposition - York Bolingbroke and Northumberland - believe that what they are doing is done to regenerate the badly tended garden They want to replant it with Bolingbroke as king and this they believe will restore England to order By judging and replacing Richard they are going against what their society believes is Gods will This is the worst mistake of all because as the saying goes two wrongs dont make a
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