King Lear

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"Unhappy that I am, I cannot heave my heart into my mouth. I love your Majesty according to my bond, no more nor less..."...Cordelia is banished. She is disclaimed of all paternal care and is now held as a stranger in her fathers' heart. Kent is also banished for having disagreed with the Kings' decision concerning his daughter. What did Cordelia do to anger her father so immensely? What could she have possibly have …

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…one here is Edgar. He never mistreated Edmund in any way. But again like Goneril and Regan, jealousy played a big role in Edmunds' actions against his brother. Gloucesters' shame of Edmund only fed the determination to seek revenge. If King Lear were alive today along with all of the other characters, family counselors and psychiatrists would truly have their work cut out for them. They would truly be talk show material.......O.J who??