King Lear Essay | King Lear, A Change of Fortune

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King Lear, A Change of Fortune

Summary: Examines the play, King Lear. Analyzes major characters, including King Lear, Goneril and Regan. Describes how each character's fortunes change throughout the story, based on the choices each makes.
Everyone has their time to shine, their special moment, which is when they are at the top of the wheel of fortune, but when the wheel has spun 360 degrees, they find themselves back at the bottom. The fortunes of many characters change through out this play and in the end justice always prevail for good. The play King Lear proves to all that indeed this theory is correct through characters such as King Lear, Goneril and Regan, Lear's daughters. Edmund the bastard and also the illegitimate son of Gloucester, along with Cornwall and the Earl of Gloucester are also some characters that "fall."

The person whose fortune changes the greatest in the play King Lear is Lear himself. He went from being a well-respected, dignified, royal king to a mad man, a beggar, and a person of absolutely no respect. He is a lazy...

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