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King Lear by William Shakespeare

A play of what human folly could lead to. Once again Shakespeare hits the nail on the head with the themes of loyalty vs disloyalty, justice and justice and human evil. King Lear asks his three daughters how much they love him. While the two oldest daughters flatter him, the third daughter- the youngest and most true- says that all the love in her heart cannot just be for him, she must love her husband ect as well. Lear becomes angry and exiles her. This happens in different instances until Lear banishes most of his allies and we see how this leads to his downfall. These themes are seen in subplots as well.

Sally, age 17, Ancaster Branch

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