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This student essay consists of approximately 6 pages of analysis of Materialism and Human Behavior in Shakespeare's King Lear.
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Materialism and Human Behavior in Shakespeare's King Lear

Summary: Examines the main concepts in Shakespeare's King Lear. These concepts include natural and unnatural behavior, materialism and unexpected compassion.
King Lear is a play that seeks to explain a deep concept through its colorfully depicted plot and characters. Examining these elements is essential to understanding the concepts and the lifestyle at the time the play was written. Shakespeare paints the character of King Lear in vivid detail and puts this character through a series of life-altering events that help the audience to understand the concept. Shakespeare creates situations that are beyond the norm in order to stress a concept by exaggerating it and putting it into bold examples. By examining the events and the change that Shakespeare presents, one can better understand the concept of natural and unnatural behavior.

King Lear opens with Lear divvying out his inheritance. The manner in which he decides how to allot the property is what needs to be analyzed in order to understand his personality...

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