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King Lear

King Lear Act 5 Quotes

Do you not love my sister?… Dear my lord, be not familiar with her Regan – Edmund jealousy The which immediacy may well stand up and call itself your brother Regan – Edmund husband Lady, I am not well… that…

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King Lear Act 1 scene 1 Quotes

I thought the king had more affected the Duke of Albany than Cornwall Kent to Gloucester, shows that the King is known to have favourites There was good sport at his making Gloucester to Kent, making jokes about Edmund’s illegitimacy,…

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English exam “King Lear”

What rumor does Curan share with Edmund There is division between Albany qnd Cornwall wgich should lead to war Gloucester is very please with Edmunds loyalty. What does he promise him? He will make sure that Edmund inherits his wealth…

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King Lear characters/ quotes

King Lear Lear, a King of Britain, learns about the true meaning of love and loyalty as he prepares to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, Goneril, Regan, and Cordelia. The anguish caused by petiness of his two eldest…

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Nihilism – King Lear

Nothing will come of nothing Lear says this after Cordelia says ‘nothing’ it means that if you give nothing, you will get nothing, it is basically how the society works O ruined piece of nature Lear values nature above anything,…

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King Lear critical quotations

Cheri Y. Halvorson;’Shakespeare’s Fools’ “The profound wisdom and insight of Feste and Lear’s fool enable them to expose the foolish thoughts and deeds of those who inhabit the higher ranks of society.” Cheri Y. Halvorson;’Shakespeare’s Fools’ “Shakespeare uses the beings…

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King Lear – Cordelia

Act 1 Scene 1 Presented as genuine and honest. Loves her father but her refusal to flatter him begins the chain of events to the plots resolution. Asides to evoke audience attention and sympathy “Love and be silent” Nothing will…

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King Lear quotes

What wouldst thou do, old man?Think’st thou that duty shall have dread to speakWhen power to flattery bows? To plainness honor’s bound He confronts king lear at serious personal risk”Oh what would thou do old man….”Kent’s courage to speak up…

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King Lear Quotations Act II

“I hear my father coming. Pardon me: in cunning I must draw my sword upon you. Draw, seem to defend yourself; now quit you well.” EdmundTelling Edgar to pretend that they are fighting, so that his father thinks Edgar is…

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6 Elements of a Tragic Hero / King Lear

Usually a man of noble stature Ling lear was a king Tragedy is usually the hero’s fault King banished Cordelia Hero’s downfall comes from own choice King Lear just gave up and died after Cordelia was hung Hero’s misfortune is…

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