The Biography of Master Lear.
Quotes from the classic tale of King Lear (by William Shakespeare, for those of you who didn’t know, I think you’re in the wrong place). The quotes are organized according to the theme they fall under, and all quotes have been referenced.
An detailed analysis of the foreshadowing which was evident in King Lear, by William Shakespeare.
Shakespeare ends his play, King Lear, with a number of confessions, deaths, and overall darkness that we have grown accustomed to seeing in Shakespearian tragedies. But if every cloud has its silver lining, where is the closure in Act five Scene 3? It seems as if all hell breaks loose at the end, is there really any meaning to all of it? Shakespeare carefully crafts the final scene to offer his own opinions on the themes of loyalty, justice, and compassion that he has explored throughout the play. While there may not be any “closure” in the traditional sense of the word, Shakespeare does impart lessons on the (un)importance of loyalty, the ambiguity of justice, and the timeliness of compassion, which leads to one final conclusion: the world’s going to hell.
A look at the similarities and symbolism between Shakespeare’s "King Lear" and Jane Smiles "A Thousand Acres".
The fool in King Lear is an all licensed jouster in King Lear’s court. He appears after the disowning and banishment of cordelia. He critics King Lear for this. He goes with Lear into the storm and helps him to realize his own folly. He is responsible for Lear’s change in character towards the end of the play. The fool disappears at the time cordelia comes back.
A literary essay examining the importance of letters in the play King Lear.
A comparison between The Handmaid’s Tale and King Lear.