By William Shakespeare

In the CliffsComplete courses, the play's complete textual content and a thesaurus seem side-by-side with coordinating numbered traces that can assist you comprehend strange phrases and phraseology. you are going to additionally locate all of the observation and assets of a regular CliffsNotes for Literature.

In this tragic play, Lear, a ruler in pre-Christian Britain, is defined as a "very silly previous man." Grossly misjudging his daughters, he endures a harrowing adventure and emerges as a guy "more sinned opposed to than sinning." This such a lot tragic of Shakespearean performs speaks to us time and again approximately destiny and likelihood, future and the gods. yet we are also reminded that humanity has unfastened will — and King Lear's offerings result in madness.

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  • A personality map that graphically illustrates the relationships one of the characters
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