Gentlewoman In King Lear Analysis

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gentlewoman?.(F I .iv.231-237; 243). Leggatt emphasizes on Identity of Lear, There is no identity for Lear because of what he did wrong against Cordelia, Cordelia 's “nothing” which is made him is raging and suffering. in addition to an error decision of divided the Kingdom as a result of his grave mistakes by ignoring his fate in folly behavior thus, Lear asking. Is there an identity? The Fool’s answer would seem to be no; his relationships gone, Lear has no identity left.(Leggatt,2005:156).Moreover, Fool says:“Thou hast pared thy wit o’both sides and left nothing i’the middle”;/ “I am better than thou art now./ I am a fool, thou art nothing” (I.iv.190–93, 198–99). Here, Fool tries, again and again, to awaken conscience at Lear 's Mind even holds himself accountable and corrects the path to righteousness and judgment. Moreover, Fool refers to strangely tries to make his master see reason, and…show more content…
Shakespeare seems to stress his independence of the medieval idea of tragedy and shows in the true Renaissance spirit that man is an architect of his fate and not a victim of the blind goddess fortune.(Frnaham, 1963:18). In Act, I scene I its seem the blindness begins in Lear 's selfishness makes him blind to see the reality of his daughters, he is unaware of the fear and hatred that Goneril and Regan have for him as a consequence of his preference for Cordelia. His physician and consultant Kent gives him the following advice: "see better, Lear: "see better, Lear"(I.I.14). In addition, Kent implies that Lear is blind -"blind" to the fact that Cordelia is the loyal daughter while Goneril and Regan are the evil spawn. So it can be said that the roots of all Lear 's problems are his lack of good judgement and blindness. In his book The Dream of Learning Mr. D. G. James
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