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King Lear. D.K. Lee. Giving Away Land Starts Conflict. King Lear, in Britain retires and decides to give up the land to his three daughters, Cornelia, Goneril and Regan They first have to marry to get land Goneril marries Duke of Albany Regan marries Duke of Cornwall No land to Cornelia .

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King lear

King Lear

D.K. Lee


Giving away land starts conflict

Giving Away Land Starts Conflict

  • King Lear, in Britain retires and decides to give up the land to his three daughters, Cornelia, Goneril and Regan

    • They first have to marry to get land

    • Goneril marries Duke of Albany

    • Regan marries Duke of Cornwall

  • No land to Cornelia.

    • Earl of Kent tries to make Lear reconsider, gets banished

    • Becomes queen of France


Family of gloucester

Family of Gloucester

  • Edmund, and Edgar sons of Gloucester

  • Edmund wants land of father’s and is greedy

    • Only competition is Edgar

    • He betrays his own family


Problems with daughters

Problems with Daughters

  • Kent disguises himself, and is hired to help Lear

  • Lear runs from Goneril’s house thinks of going to Regan’s

  • Oswald, steward of Goneril gets in fight with Earl

  • King Lear goes to Gloucester castle, and Leaves again into the storm


Helping king lear

Helping King Lear?

  • The Jester, or the Fool is the only one who doesn’t leave and is loyal to King Lear

  • Kent sends people to Dove to Cornelia to get French Forces

  • Edgar appears as a madman and helps Lear

  • King Lear is insane, or going crazy


Conflicts occur

Conflicts Occur…

  • Gloucester is captured by Cornwall and Regan

    • Takes out his eyeball with his bare hands

  • Gloucester’s servant kills Cornwall

    • Helped by Edgar, who is disguised as a begger named “Poor TOM” to Dover, where Lear is


Love problems

Love Problems

  • Goneril and Regan both love Edmund

  • Albany, Goneril’s vows revenge when he knows about his treachery of his wife and Edmund


Not few a lot of deaths

Not Few… A lot of Deaths

  • Oswald meets Edgar and Gloucester and is killed by Edgar

  • Lear meets Cordelia at the camp

  • Back at camp, Edgar tells the truth to Gloucester and the old man dies happy

  • Lear and Cordelia are captured in battle


Continued

Continued..

  • Edmund is killed by Edgar who arrives at the castle

  • Goneril poisons Regan, kills herself

  • Cordelia is hung and Lear is almost killed but Lear kills with his bare hands

  • King Lear dies in grief over Cordelia


Moral

Moral

  • Something needs to be given up for the sins that are done

  • If the problems are solved quickly, then love may be lost and deathamayoccur


Betrayal

Betrayal

  • Everyone gets betrayed

    • King Lear from his daughter

  • Glochester

    • Son Edmund

  • Husbands

    • Albany and Cornwall from wives


Families

Families

Still Loves

Wants to help

Saves

Loves

Wants to Kill Lear

Loves


Bibliography

Bibliography

  • Friedlander, Ed . "Enjoying "King Lear"." The Pathology Guy. 25 Dec. 2003. 23 Aug. 2008 <http://www.pathguy.com/kinglear.htm>.

  • Friedlander, Ed . "Enjoying "King Lear"." The Pathology Guy. 25 Dec. 2003. 23 Aug. 2008 <http://www.pathguy.com/kinglear.htm>.


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