"King Lear": A Tale of Good vs Evil Analytical Essay by Jay Writtings LLC

"King Lear": A Tale of Good vs Evil
An overview of William Shakespeare's tragedy "King Lear".
# 116260 | 1,449 words | 0 sources | 2009 | US
Published on Sep 08, 2009 in Drama and Theater (English) , Literature (English) , Shakespeare (King Lear)

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The paper outlines the storyline of Shakespeare's "King Lear" and highlights the complicated relationships in the story between parents and children, sibling rivalries, treachery and loyalty. The paper examines Kent's loyalty, Regan and Goneril's spite, Cornwall's cruelty and Cordelia's pure love and shows how "King Lear" is primarily a story of good vs. evil.

From the Paper:

"King Lear is primarily a story of good vs evil. King Lear has three daughters, Goneril, Regan, and Cordelia, and at the beginning of the play he has decided to abdicate his throne and divide the kingdom between the three of them. He calls for a public display of devotion. The two elder, Goneril and Regan, both of whom are married, oblige him with promises that they love him so greatly that it leaves no room for love of their own husbands, which pleases their father."

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