Violations of Nature in Shakespeare's "King Lear" Essay by The Research Group

Violations of Nature in Shakespeare's "King Lear"
An exposition of Shakespeare's characters in his "King Lear."
# 73727 | 904 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Shakespeare (King Lear) , Literature (General)


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This paper provides an exposition of the symbolic use of unnatural actions and motivations of Shakespeare's characters in his tragedy "King Lear." The paper examines the Elizabethan view of determinism, including filial relationships in the play and the Elizabethan ideal.

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"Shakespeare presents numerous violations against nature in the tragedy "King Lear." Throughout the play he exploits the Elizabethan views of determinism in nature and physical order within the universe. Shakespeare explores the effects of committing violations against established natural laws through his characters' inappropriate dealings within their relationships against the natural order and against their own bodies and minds. His portrayal of unnatural relationships carried a profound significance for Elizabethan audiences."

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