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Do you agree with Katherine that "There are events in life from which we learn our most profound lessons and sometimes those events are the ones of which we are most ashamed." What lessons has she learned?

Created: 08/22/13

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davinamw

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Do you agree with Katherine that "There are events in life from which we learn our most profound lessons and sometimes those events are the ones of which we are most ashamed." What lessons has she learned?

Before Katherine sends Elizabeth to Lord Denny's house at Chestnut, Katherine tells Elizabeth, "There are events in life from which we learn our most profound lessons and sometimes those events are the ones of which we are most ashamed." Do you agree with Katherine? What shameful things has Katherine done throughout the course of her life? What lessons has she learned?


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kathleenr

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RE: Do you agree with Katherine that "There are events in life from which we learn our most profound lessons and sometimes those events are the ones of which we are most ashamed." What lessons has she learned?

Killing her husband to help him end his suffering was a sin in her eyes and filled her with shame. I believe it was something that changed her but something she did not want others to know. I believe she questioned that action but did not see an alternative.


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RE: Do you agree with Katherine that "There are events in life from which we learn our most profound lessons and sometimes those events are the ones of which we are most ashamed." What lessons has she learned?

That is the act that came to mind, the possible poisoning of the king. She wanted to but thought better of it and changed her mind.
Another act is seeing Thomas Seymour with Elizabeth and the growing relationship there. I think she realized that she should not have been so quick to marry him.


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