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1

edgar- 'the god...

...are just'

2

what were the jacobean audience scared of?

monarch unrest

3

what are edmund and edgar an example of?

atethisis of charcters

4

what happens when lear's metal state deteriorates?

blank verse fades away as he loses royal register

5

In mendes' modern production, what did he say about the play?

'series of irrational decisions'
'destruction of social order'

6

How would you describe the fool?

super loyal, funny, brutally honest, only one allowed to critisise lear

7

fool- 'thou hast made thy...

...daughters thy mothers'

8

fool- 'i am a fool...

...thou art nothing'

9

fool- 'truths a dog...

...must to kennel'

10

critic- 'the fool has...

...no purpose'

11

critic- 'lear's alter ego...

...,his externalised conscience'