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Title: Fools and Foolishness in King Lear

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Subject: Shakespeare
Author: Anonymous
Date: June 30, 2009
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She attests that Goneril has named her "very deed of love" but that...ironically once again, "she comes too short." (I, i, 11) perhaps in this respect, Shakespeare was attempting to draw a parallel between Lear's daughter's, Edmund, and society. He appears to be attempting Another type of fool in King Lear is the ignorant fool...

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He appears to be attempting Another type of fool in King Lear is the ignorant fool. Whereas characters such as Goneril, Regan, and Edmund were fools because of their refusal to follow in the path of good to illustrate the connections between foolishness and the darker side of human nature...

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