King Lear Act 1 Scene

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Title: King Lear Act 1 Scene
 
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Author: Matt Neill
Date: July 1, 2009
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With his first line he shows that not even the Earl’s knew of his “darker purpose”, which was to get each of his progeny to profess their love for him. This seems like a way to build his ego, which with his pride is in abundance. Goneril is the first to speak and when she says what Lear wants to hear she is given her third of the land...
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Goneril is the first to speak and when she says what Lear wants to hear she is given her third of the land. Regan then speaks and is also awarded a third similar to Goneril. At this point of the scene it can be clearly noticed how similar Goneril and Regan are, as Regan asks Lear to measure her worth as he measured Goneril’s...
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