Kent in Shakespeare's "King Lear" Analytical Essay by crown

Kent in Shakespeare's "King Lear"
This paper explores the role of Kent in Shakespeare's "King Lear" as a foreshadow of Lear's growth from an unfeeling man, to a man who places love above all else.
# 9003 | 780 words | 1 source | 2002 | US
Published on Feb 02, 2003 in Drama and Theater (English) , English (Analysis) , Shakespeare (King Lear)

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This author believes that Kent is perhaps one of the most loyal subjects ever written by Shakespeare. He states that Kent is a complex person, who is loyal to his king, even when he must disagree with him. By doing this, the paper says that Kent causes the reader to look for signs of redemption in King Lear.

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