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Lear Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Ben - This character is an orderly in the prison who is kind to the play's protagonist. When he is pursued by soldiers and appears at the farm house, the king takes him in despite the danger in doing so.

Bishop - This character appears briefly in the first act, blessing the king's army.

Bodice - This character is one of the king's daughters. In the first scene, she objects to her father's cruelty in killing one of his workmen, but eventually leads a successful rebellion against her father, becoming more...

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