allen : King Lear

What does Edmund give the captain at the beginning of act V scene 3? a note
How is Gloucester saved from harm in Act V, Scene 2? Edgar leads him under a tree
Who says the following: “And my poor fool is hanged. No, no, no life?/Why should a dog, horse, a rat have life, And thou no breath at all? Thou’lt come no more,/Never, never, never, never, never.—–“ Lear
What happens to Regan in Act V? she is poisoned by Goneril
In Act V, scene 3, Edmund reveals what he has set in motion for Cordelia and Lear. What is evidenced when Edmund says, “Some good I mean to do,/Despite of mine own nature”? he develops a conscience
What happens to Lear at the end of the play? He dies looking at Cordelia’s lips.
What does Edmund give Edgar towards the end of Scene 3 Act V? a sword
Kent’s words “I have a journey, sir, shortly to go:/My master calls me, I must not say no” are regular iambic pentameter, hint that he will soon die, and constitute a rhymed couplet.
Which of the following is/are true of Edmund’s statement “Yet Edmund was belov’d!” it represents a moment or recognition for Edmund, it adds a bit of pathos to the scene, it underscores Edmund’s motivation for his past actions, it helps explain his decision to try to save Lear and Cordelia
Who kills Edmund Edgar
Who speaks the last words of the play? albany
“Vex not his ghost. O, let him pass? He hates him/That would upon the rack of this tough world/Stretch him out longer.” This is an example of a(n) irony
Albany’s character is more developed than Cornwall’s . What does the development of his character show when compared to his wife, Goneril, Cornwall, and Edmund?
who is a heir disguised as Tom O’Bedlam? Edgar
who is the old ealr who misjudges his sons? Gloucester
who is the old man who foolishly gives up his power? Lear
who was the scheming illegitimate son? Edmund
who is Goneril’s moral spouse? Albany
who is the “last and least” of Lear’s daughters ? Cordelia
who organizes a trail in a farmhouse? Lear
who is a loyal earl disguised as a commoner? Kent
who is the hot-tempered, brutal duke? Cornwall
Choose the option that best completes the statement or answers the question regarding the following quote: “Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks! rage! blow!/You cataracts and hurricanoes, spout/Till you have drench’d our steeples, drown’d the cocks!/You sulphurous and thought-executing fires,/Vaunt-couriers to oak-cleaving thunderbolts,/Singe my white head! And thou, all-shaking thunder,/Strike flat the thick rotundity o’ the world!/Crack nature’s moulds, all germens spill at once/That make ingrateful man!” who speaks the words? Lear
Choose the option that best completes the statement or answers the question regarding the following quote: “Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks! rage! blow!/You cataracts and hurricanoes, spout/Till you have drench’d our steeples, drown’d the cocks!/You sulphurous and thought-executing fires,/Vaunt-couriers to oak-cleaving thunderbolts,/Singe my white head! And thou, all-shaking thunder,/Strike flat the thick rotundity o’ the world!/Crack nature’s moulds, all germens spill at once/That make ingrateful man!” The words in the first line are an example of : I. Personification II. Apostrophe ; and / or III. metaphor I and II
This storm scene in Act III can be interpreted as: I. a symbol of the break down of the natural order in England; II. the rage of the gods at man’s inhumanity; III. a symbol of man’s ability to outsmart a beast; and/or IV. an external expression of Lear’s inner anguish. I, II, and IV only
Choose the option that best completes the statement or answers the question regarding the following quote: “But where the greater malady is fixed/The lesser is scarce felt. Thou’dst shun a bear,/But if thy flight lay toward the raging sea/Thou’dst meet the bear i’ th’ mouth.” These lines are spoken by? Lear
Choose the option that best completes the statement or answers the question regarding the following quote: “But where the greater malady is fixed/The lesser is scarce felt. Thou’dst shun a bear,/But if thy flight lay toward the raging sea/Thou’dst meet the bear i’ th’ mouth.” These lines can best be described as
“Poor naked wretches, wheresoe’er you are,/That bide the pelting of this pitiless storm,/How shall your houseless heads and unfed sides,/Your loop’d and window’d raggedness, defend you/From seasons such as these? O, I have ta’en/Too little care of this!” What is the speakers realization in these lines? he has lacked empathy for the poor
“Poor naked wretches, wheresoe’er you are,/That bide the pelting of this pitiless storm,/How shall your houseless heads and unfed sides,/Your loop’d and window’d raggedness, defend you/From seasons such as these? O, I have ta’en/Too little care of this!” Who speaks these lines? Lear
Lear tears off his clothes in Act III, Scene 4 to represent the pitiful state of man
In Act III, Scene 4, Lear states that “this tempest in my mind/Doth from my sense take all feeling else.” What revelation is he having? Lear realizes his madness
Who states the following line from Act III: “The younger rises when the old doth fall.” Edmund
Which city is being invaded by the King of France’s army? Dover
The Earl of Gloucester is maimed (wounded or injured so that part of the body is permanently damaged) by whom? Cornwall
During the first two Acts of ???????????????? ????????????????, Gloucester was blind to the action of his son. Once blinded in Act III, he can see the folly of his decisions and his reactions to each of his sons. This is an example of irony
“One minded like the weather, most unquietly” refers to the comparison of the storm inside Lear’s mind with the storm outside
Why is the Earl of Gloucester maimed (to wound or injure (someone) so that part of the body is permanently damaged)? He gives aid to Lear in the storm
Who told Gloucester the truth about his sons? Regan
The purpose of the Fool in ???????????????? ???????????????? is to confront the King with the truth
In Act III, the audience sees Lear express concern for others on three different occasions. Which of the following is NOT one of those occasions? he is horrified by the torture inflicted on Gloucester
Who told Cornwall about Gloucester’s letter Edmund
The character has wounds inflicted on him by his own servant Cornwall
What does Edgar do to disguise himself? smear mud on his face, and tangle his hair
When King Lear goes out into the storm, who loyally goes and stays with him? Fool and Kent
In Act II, scene 1, Edmund encourages Edgar to flee before Gloucester arrives. What does Edmund then do to increase Gloucester’s anger and his view of Edgar as villain? stabs himself in the arm
Gloucester calling Edmund a “loyal and natural boy” is ironic because Edmund is [CHECK ALL THAT APPLY]: known for being Gloucester illegitimate son, behaving in an unnatural matter for a son, disloyal
In Act II all of the following are ways that Lear is made to feel humiliated [CHECK ALL THAT APPLY] Regan leaves her home when she knows Lear is on his way there, Lear is told he does not need all of his knights so his train must be decreased, his messenger is put in the stock.
When Edgar is disguised and pretending to be insane, what name does he use? Tom
Kent is put into the socks for the abuse of? Oswald
who states the following? “…Shut up your doors:/He is attended with a desperate train.” * Regan
who states the following? “Winter’s not gone yet, if the wild geese fly that way.”
who states the following? “A knave; a rascal; an eater of broken meats; a/base, proud, shallow, beggarly, three-suited,/hundred-pound, filthy, worsted-stocking knave; a/lily-livered, action-taking knave, a whoreson,/glass-gazing, super-serviceable finical rogue” Kent
who says the following? “I gave you all-“ King Lear
who says the following ? “Fortune, good night; smile once more; turn thy wheel!”
who says the following ? “…O fool, I shall go mad!” King Lear
who says the following? “Fetch forth the stocks!/You stubborn knave, you reverend braggart,/We’ll teach you -“
In the lines from Cordelia from another question on this quiz (“Good my lord . . . half my care and duty”), she reinforces her primary point by employing a/an rhetorical question
The Earl of Kent protests King Lear’s actions when he disinherits his youngest daughter. Kent said, “I’ll tell thee thou dost evil.” What are the consequences Kent faces for disagreeing with the King? Kent is banished from the country
In Act I of ???????????????? ????????????????, the audience infers the Fool’s major role is to remind Lear of the folly of the King’s own behavior
Why does Lear disinherit his youngest daughter? Her declaration of love for Lear strikes him as too cold.
In Act I of ???????????????? ????????????????, the character of King Lear is characterized by which of the following (CHECK ALL THAT APPLY): pride, and rashness
Cordelia: “Good my lord/You have begot me, bred me, lov’d me: I/Return those duties back as are right fit,/Obey you, love you, and most honor you./Why have my sisters husbands, if they say/They love you all? Happily, when I shall wed,/That lord whose hand must take my plight shall carry/Half my love with him, half my care and duty.” These lines reveal the character of Cordelia to be realistic
In ???????????????? ????????????????, a coxcomb is a/an Fool’s cap
When Cordelia is disowned she
Kent’s line, “Freedom lives hence, and banishment is here,” is an example of what literary device?
Lear left Albany for all of the following (CHECK ALL THAT APPLY) Goneril insulted his knights, Oswald was rude to Lear and his attendants, Goneril dismissed 50 of Lear’s knights
Why does the Duke of Burgundy refuse to marry Cordelia in Act I of ???????????????? ????????????????? He won’t wed a princess without a dowry
Edmund makes Gloucester think Edgar wants to cause him harm. Edmund accomplishes this by allowing Gloucester to see a letter he was “hiding”
In Act I, scene iv at Albany’s castle, Lear asks, “Your name, fair gentlewoman?” This is an indication that plotting against Gloucester’s life
“Which they will make an obedient father,” said the Fool in Act I about Lear and his daughters. This is an example of which literary device? irony
Lear’s youngest daughter Cordelia
serves Lear in disguise Duke of Kent
Goneril’s faithful servant Oswald
aging ruler of England King Lear
illegitimate son of the Duke of Gloucester Edmund
who says “Unhappy that I am, I cannot heave/My heart into my mouth. I love your majesty/According to my bond, no more nor less.” Cordelia
who says “The hedge-sparrow fed the cuckoo so long,/That it’s had it head bit off by it young.” Fool
who says “…—Know that we have divided/In three our kingdom, and ’tis our fast intent/To shake all cares and business from our age,Conferring them on younger strengths while we/Unburdened crawl toward death.” King Lear
who says “Then poor Cordelia!/And yet not so, since I am sure my love’s/More ponderous than my tongue.”
who says “…Thou shalt find/That I’ll resume the shape which thou dost think/I have cast off forever. Thou shalt, I warrant thee.” King Lear
who says “Here I disclaim all my paternal care,/Propinquity, and property of blood,/And as a stranger to my heart and me/Hold thee from this for ever.” King Lear
who says “Give me an egg, nuncle, and I’ll give thee two crowns.” Fool
who says “O Lear, Lear, Lear!/Beat at this gate that let thy folly in/And thy dear judgment out!”
who says “Ingratitude, thou marble-hearted fiend,/More hideous when thou show’st thee in a child/Than the sea monster.” King Lear
who says “I am made of that self mettle as my sister,/and prize me at her worth.” Regan
Act IV, Scene 4 focuses on Cordelia. What does she hope to do? restore her father’s sanity
This dynamic character changes from a passive husband to one speaking extremely harshly to Goneril as he vows to avenge the blinding of Gloucester Albany
According to Cordelia, France is going to war against Britain because
What image does Shakespeare use frequently in ???????????????? ????????????????, including in Act IV, to describe human life?
Which of the following is/are true about the Old Man in Act IV [CHOOSE ALL CORRECT ANSWERS THAT APPLY] He is a loyal tenant of Gloucester’s, He agrees to bring clothes for Poor Tom, and He brings Gloucester to Edgar.
In this Act, Cordelia’s character is developed by which of the following? Select all that apply. he agrees to bring clothes fro poor Tom, he is a loyal tenant of Gloucesters, and he brings Gloucester to Edgar.
What literary device is used to compare boys who tear the wings off flies to the gods?
“As flies to wanton boys are we to the gods./They kill us for their sport.” The speaker of these lines is
How does Shakespeare make the audience understand that the events occurring in England are rapidly escalating? short scenes switching back and forth
In a conversation with Kent, a Gentleman states, “There she shook the holy water from her heavenly eyes, and clamour-moisten’d: then away she started to deal with grief alone.” Who is this good and pure character referred to as “she”? Cordelia
What has Lear created from “all the idle weeds that grow in our sustaining corn” from the fields near Dover? a crown
Gloucester wants to commit suicide by jumping off a cliff

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