King Lear Essay | Love in Shakespeare's King Lear

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Love in Shakespeare's King Lear

Summary: Essay analyzes love as presented in Shakespeare's play King Lear. Highlights themes of fame, materialism, passion and loyalty relative to society's concept of love.
Love is a concept that has been present throughout human history, but the societal view of love has changed throughout the ages. Love in the sixties and seventies was many times `induced' by means of narcotics. In the present American society, many try to seek true love, but end up getting distracted by fame and materialistic promises. The love seekers of today start out by cherishing the love presented in romantic novels and end up leading the life presented by reality television.

Shakespeare presents a much different view on love. In the times of King Lear, love was many times induced not by means of narcotics, but rather through materialistic promises. The concept of love is painted into scenes much different from the reality television shows and romantic novels that are thrown upon today's society. Unlike a great majority of people in American society, those...

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