How does Shakespeare present Lear’s increasing lack of power and authority up to and including Act 1, scene 4
We see in the opening scenes of King Lear that Lear is the character that carries the most authority and power, however he also begins to rapidly lose these traits …Read More
Throughout the opening of King Lear, Shakespeare introduces a number of key themes and ideas that later go on to set the nature, meaning and message of the play. Through …Read More
The theme of nature pervades King Lear throughout, and forms a large basis of the topic of the play. It is thanks to the idea of nature that we can …Read More
This extract occurs in Act 3 Scene 2 soon after Lear’s two older daughters throw him out of the palace into the storm, depriving the king of warmth and shelter. …Read More
To What Extent Do Feel That Roman Polanski’s Interpretation Of The Witches Is In Keeping With Shakespeare’s Text?
William Shakespeare wrote this pre-eminent Jacobean Tragedy for James the 1st around 1603. The play is set in Scotland during the dark ages. Shakespeare set the play in Scotland for …Read More