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King Lear Flashcards

Literary Devices- King Lear

My life I never held but as a pawnTo wage against thine enemies, not fear to lost it,Thy safety being motive Simile Why brandthey us With base? Withbaseness? Bastardy? Base, base? Alliteration How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it isTo…

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king lear quotes

Regan “O sir, you are old. Nature in you stands on the very verge of his confine. You should be ruled and led by some discretion that discerns your state better than you yourself. Therefore, I pray you that to…

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King Lear Critical Quotes/Views

view Edmund as “another lago” Barker would percieve Edmund as the play’s hero – a character wronged by old systems of power who has decided he will be oppressed no longer. Marxist reading “A microcosm of the human race” L.C…

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Character Map – King Lear

Edgar legitimate son of Gloucester, disguises himself as Poor Tom, leads Gloucester to Dover, kills Edmond, becomes King Kent truth teller, Disguises himself as Caius. Loyal and noble servant to Lear Cordelia truth teller. Youngest daughter, loves Lear, and heals…

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King Lear – Act 5 Scene 1 Quotes

I had rather lose the battle than that sister should loosen him and me. Goneril would rather lose the fight for authority than see Regan come in the way of her and Edmund. To both these sisters have I sworn…

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King Lear quotes – perception/sight

Gloucester when blind I stumbled when first I saw Kent 1.1 see better Lear Knight about King Lear he blasts with eyeless rage Lear in storm this tempest in my mind doth from my senses take all feeling else Regan…

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English King Lear test # 1

King Lear selfish, loves absolute power and being flattered Goneril daughter of Lear, wife of Albany, oldest daughter who is ruthless Regan second oldest child of Lear, married to Cornwall Cordelia youngest child of Lear who is honest and gets…

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King Lear Review

What is the name of the King of Britain? Lear What is the name of King Lear’s jester? Fool What are the names of the three daughters of King Lear? Goneril, Regan, Cordelia Who is Regan married to? Duke of…

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King Lear Theme quotes

Justice: ‘Though well we may not pass upon.. …his life without the form of justice’ (Cornwall) Justice: ‘I bid you.. …hold’ (Servant) Justice: ‘Which is the justice,.. …which is the theif?’ (Lear) Justice: ‘The Gods.. …are justice’ (Edgar) Justice: ‘Plate…

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