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Flashcards in Cordelia and Kent Deck (19)
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1

Cordelia- '(aside)love...

...and be silent'

2

Cordelia- 'nothing...

...my lord'

3

Cordelia- 'I love your majesty...

...according to my bond, no more nor less'

4

Cordelia- 'no blown ambition...

..doth our arms incite, but love, dear love and our aged fathers right'

5

Cordelia- 'restoration hang...

...thy medicine on my lips'

6

Why did Nahum Tate rewite King Lear?

to give it a happy ending and cordelia married edgar

7

whats the history between England and France?

long standing feud

8

What theme is prevelant through Lear's daughters?

primogeniture

9

Brandes- 'Cordelia is...

...the living emblem of womanly dignity'

10

critic- 'debate over...

...Cordelia as christian figure'

11

Kettle- 'It is Cordelia who, at the beginning...

...of the story, is the heroic one'

12

How do kent and cordelia link in the sub-plot?

Kent and Cordelia are mirrored due to their loyal love for the king

13

Kent- 'see...

...better Lear'

14

Kent- 'I am no...

...flatterer'

15

Kent- 'my master calls me...

...i must say no'

16

Kent- 'I have seen...

...better faces in my time'

17

Coleridge- 'nearest to...

...perfect goodness' (k)

18

Elton- 'deranged...

...universe'

19

what quote does Kent say that highlights the seven stages of man?

'majesty falls to follie'