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King Lear's Disfunctional Family

Summary: The theme of parent and child are a major aspect of King Lear. The frequent attitudes expressed by the children, exclusive of Edgar and Cordelia, towards Gloucester and Lear are deception and betrayal. The article King Lear Beyond Reason: Love and Justice in the Family, by Mark R. Schwehn, explores each of the parent child relationships within King Lear.
The theme of parent and child are a major aspect of King Lear. The frequent attitudes expressed by the children, exclusive of Edgar and Cordelia, towards Gloucester and Lear are deception and betrayal. The article King Lear Beyond Reason: Love and Justice in the Family, by Mark R. Schwehn, explores each of the parent child relationships within King Lear. This conflict that is evident between the child and parent is still common in today's family relationships. `Even so, we live from day to day, and we have seen from the greatly disturbing examples of Lear and Edgar...'Parents and children are intolerant of each other. Parents always want to posses a control level over their children; in return the child will often rebel, which is clearly seen in King Lear. Although King Lear and Gloucester may be the victims of their child's rebellious nature, it could...

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