Sociological Theories In King Lear

2755 Words12 Pages
King Lear shows the great age of tragedy that established as one of the greatest tragedy play of William Shakespeare. In King Lear it exhibits a character in which it shows some distinctions it depicts a positive light to the novel class and lower class. The question is why did William Shakespeare write the play King Lear? The story of King Lear and his three daughters Goneril, Regan and Cordelia existed in some form up to decades before Shakespeare recorded his own vision in Shakespeare’s time; many events including the historical context trends influenced his writing of King Lear. In the perspective of Sociological Approach, In the tragic play King Lear is about kingship and was written when monarchy was in the central, the role of the monarch to the society was under the role of King James. King Lear was written and performed this play depicts in which the two daughter of Lear take advantage of his trust and his judgments. Shakespeare mostly deal with the background of monarchy the history of the plays the period wherein it is about the account featuring the kings, servants and a prince that focus on the monarchial rule, the play explores with the limit rules and some usurping the throne to the king it deals with the issue of succession and failures. King Lear represents the characteristic and dignity of a king he is an old man, a father to a daughter, and was being dishonored by a selfish daughters, the king was being betrayed which he gives away all
Open Document