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Essay | Spiritual and Moral Blindness and Loss of Reason in "King Lear"

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Spiritual and Moral Blindness and Loss of Reason in "King Lear"

Summary: An essay about spiritual and moral blindness, and the loss of reason in the play "King Lear."
King Lear and Glouster are two characters, in the Shakespeare play King Lear, who foreshadow events in each others lives, both literally and spiritually, through Glouster's blindness and Lear's madness. Only after they loose everything do they recognize that their blindness to honesty has cost them everything. They both have loyal and disloyal children. Both men banish their loyal and children and end up making heirs with their disloyal children, which was a costly mistake that opened a whole new meaning of life to the men.

King Lear's very first mistake was banishing Cordeillia when she wouldn't express her love to her father for his land. He then favored Gonreill and Regan, both of whom flattered him with words. Gonreill expresses part of her love for the king by saying he is "dearer then eyesight," and at this time...

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