In a writing of Shakespeare's play "King Lear", the main
character is King Lear who starts off as a respected and powerful
king. As the story progresses the king loses his power because of his
own stupidity and blindness. The tragedy of this play is shown through
the daughters of the king, the fool, and finally when Lear's sanity is
tested. At the beginning of the play, King Lear is powerful and harsh.
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lost all of his
family. The two people that he trusted most were the same people, that
in the end were the cause of his down fall. And the people he did
not trust were the ones who truly loved him and tried to protect Lear
but, Lear would not believe that he needed protection from his own
daughters. This was not true and at the end of the play the former
king had died.