Flashcards in Other Deck (11)
edgar- 'the god...
what were the jacobean audience scared of?
what are edmund and edgar an example of?
atethisis of charcters
what happens when lear's metal state deteriorates?
blank verse fades away as he loses royal register
In mendes' modern production, what did he say about the play?
'series of irrational decisions'
'destruction of social order'
How would you describe the fool?
super loyal, funny, brutally honest, only one allowed to critisise lear
fool- 'thou hast made thy...
...daughters thy mothers'
fool- 'i am a fool...
...thou art nothing'
fool- 'truths a dog...
...must to kennel'
critic- 'the fool has...