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Flashcards in Regan, Goneril and Edmund Deck (22)
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1

Goneril- 'I love you more...

...than word can wield the matter'

2

Regan- 'Hang...

...him instantly!'

3

Goneril- 'Pluck out...

...his eyes'

4

Goneril- 'Say if I do...

...the laws are mine not thine'

5

Goneril- 'Idle...

...old man'

6

Goneril- 'disquantity...

...your train'

7

What is demonstrated about elizabethan society ?

How fragile the fabric of elizabethan society was

8

What is being challenged?

societal norms, primogenature and the natural order

9

Thorndike- 'inhuman...

...sisters'

10

Hudson- 'personifications...

...of ingratitude'

11

Hoe does the sub-plot link Regan and Goneril with Edmund?

they all represent the evil that functions in violation of natural law

12

Edmund- 'I shall...

...study deserving'

13

Edmund- 'the younger rises...

...when the old doth fall'

14

Edmund- 'thou nature...

...art my goddess'

15

Edmund- 'now god...

...stand up for bastards'

16

Edmund- 'the wheel...

...has come full circle'

17

What links edmund and the hierarchy?

the hierarchy has been overturned in edmund

18

Kettle- 'he wants...

...power'

19

Kettle- 'intelligent...

...active and ruthless'

20

what could Edmund be representitive of?

idealic macheavelian leader

21

edmund- 'some good...

...i mean to do'

22

goneril- 'by day and night...

...he wrongs me'