Richard III: Novel Summary: Act 5 Scene 4

Act 5, scene 4On the battlefield, Catesby tells Norfolk that Richard’s horse has been killed and he is fighting on foot. Richard enters. Catesby begs him to withdraw, but Richard insists on continuing the fight.AnalysisThis brief scene shows that Richard, although an evil character, still shows courage in battle, even if things go against him. He is valiant in his own cause, and he does not waver.