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Essay | King Lear

This student essay consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis of King Lear.
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King Lear

Summary: "Love as a redemptive force" is definitely a major theme in King Lear, by William Shakespeare. In the end true love shines through, but at a significant cost including the loss of life.
The play, which I have studied, is "King Lear", the famous play written by William Shakespeare. The play is about an old man, Lear, who decides to divide his kingdom among his three daughters by means of a stupid and childish love test based on words. This is a big mistake as his youngest daughter, Cordelia fails to co-operate and is banished to France. But Lear being as gullible as he is, falls for his other two daughters, Goneril and Regan, fake explanation of their love for him. He grants them one half of his kingdom each and soon after that the pain and suffering starts.

"Love as a redemptive force is a major theme in King Lear." One of the main issues dealt with in this play is the relationship between parents and their children. Usually you would associate any kind of relationship with love. But as...

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