Short Essay Questions
1. Why can King Lear's son-in-laws not tell who Lear loves best in the beginning of the play?
2. Why is King Lear dividing up his kingdom?
3. How is King Lear going to divide up his kingdom?
4. Why are Goneril and Regan awarded large parts of the kingdom?
5. Why does Edmund bemoan the fact that he is illegitimate?
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