Madness in King Lear: Act 4
In Shakespeare's play King Lear, Shakespeare introduces many themes. The most important theme shown in King Lear is the theme of madness. During the course of this play madness is shown in the tragic hero, King Lear. King Lear develops madness right in the beginning of the play but he actually shows it in Act 4. In this act, King Lear is not only at the peak of madness but it
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they have done a mistake.
To conclude, Act 4 was an important act in King Lear. This is because it showed all three phases of madness that the King had gone through. The phase of him being mad, which was shown through his garments and hallucinations, the phase of him coming out of his madness, by knowing the means of his madness and lastly the phase of him overcoming his madness, shown through his tragic vision.