Monday, March 18, 2019
top executive Lear was integrity of Shakespeares lifetime popular work, and one of his nearly powerful works. Many people be reposeve it was Shakespeares trump tragedies ever committed. In this paper I will be plentiful a brief summary of the story as it unfolds and a constitution analysis from the main characters are going to be presented as well. King Lear of Britain decided to step down from his throne, leaving his male monarchdom to his three daughters. forrader the mogul divides his kingdom the king tests. The three daughters had to shew their love for the king his two oldest daughters Goneril and Regan sweet talk the king for a part of the kingdom. Cordelia the youngest and Lears favorite remained silent and told the king that no word can express her love for the king. King Lear became furious for not hearing the sweet haggling he was expecting and disowns Cordelia. She then leaves the country to marry the king of France. (Mabillard) Lears most trusted counselor Earl of Kent is also banished for defending Cordelia. Kent seeing danger in the Kings oldest daughters leads him to put himself in disguise as a servant. He remain close to King Lear to protect him from Goneril and Regan who decides to usurp their fathers kingdom. meanwhile the Earl of Gloucester is also dismayed by the events happening in his household. Edmund his illegitimate son told Gloucester that Edgar his legitimate son is trying to kill him. This being a lie by Edmund to obtain his brothers birthright. (Mabillard)When Gloucester realizes that Lears daughter have morose against him he decides to help him. Regan and her husband Cornwall discover Gloucester helping Lear and accuse him of treason, bling him and turns him to wonder the countryside. He later is found by his disguised son ... ...r father and turned against him. They plotted their fathers death with Edmund. He was the son of Gloucester he was evil and wicked. Not only does he plot the kings death but his own father s death as well blaming it on his brother. Edgar was the opposite of his brother Edmund. He is similar to Cordelia both provide very much thought out the story. Unlike Cordelia, Edgar does remain alert at the end, and ends up being the King of Britain with Kent and Albany. Kent was King Lears fast(a) companion and counselor. He remains incognito to stay with the king. Kent remained loyal to his king after he realized the kings daughters heartless actions. These were the conflicts King Lear faced throughout the story. Many of the conflicts being from love, power, loyalty, and family. At the end of it all the king died of grief that he could have prevented from the beginning.