"Henry IV" and "King Lear" ( William Shakespeare ) Analytical Essay by The Research Group

"Henry IV" and "King Lear" ( William Shakespeare )
Examines and compares how two tragic kings are portrayed by the author and treated by the other characters.
# 14075 | 2,475 words | 8 sources | 1999 | US
Published on Feb 05, 2003 in English (Analysis) , English (Comparison) , Shakespeare (King Lear) , Shakespeare (Henry IV, V)

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"The purpose of this research is to examine how the two kings are treated in 1 Henry IV and King Lear and why they are treated as they are. The plan of the research will be to set forth the dramatic and historical context in which each play deals with the issue of monarchy and its proper treatment, and then to discuss lines of action in each play that demonstrate the source of the treatment that Henry and Lear receive.

In the film My Fair Lady, after the Cockney flower girl Miss Eliza Doolittle has been trained to speak and behave in a genteel English manner, she says to the mother of her trainer, Professor Higgins, that the difference between a flower girl and a lady is not how she acts but how she is treated: "I shall always be a lady to Colonel Pickering [Higgins's partner in the training] because he always treats me as a lady and always will. I shall ..."

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