King Lear: A Lesson in Loyalty

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Title: King Lear: A Lesson in Loyalty
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Date: June 30, 2009
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When the blind Gloucester is led to the disguised Edgar, his son agrees to lead him to the cliffs of Dover. In order to prevent his father's attempted suicide, Edgar stages a scene where he leads his father to believe that he has fallen off the cliffs but has been miraculously saved...
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Edgar once again defends his father's life when he prevents Oswald from assassinating him. Through these events Edgar exemplifies loyalty by leading his blind father to safety, even though he had been wrongfully mistreated. Edgar is not considered a good character merely because he was loyal to his father after he was mistreated by him...
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