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King Lear- Significant lines

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And yet not so, since I am sure my love?s more ponderous than my tongue Said by Cordelia when she was ment to say something during division scene to prove her love towards her father ? Significant because it shows her character: honest, loving, etc. Nothing? Said by Lear when Cordelia responded with nothing to prove her love ? Significant because Lear misunderstands Cordelia which is what brings him down to nothing See better, Lear, and let me still remain the true blank of thine eye. Said by Kent when Lear tells him to get out of his sight ? Significant because Lear is metaphorically blind and Kent asks him to see clearly Let?s see, let?s see Said by Gloucester to Edmund about ...read more.

Middle

Significant because he cannot get land by birth so he must use his brain Why, no, boy. Nothing can be made out of nothing. Said by Lear to the fool when Lear and Fool are talking in Gonerils castle. Significant because it shows how Lear has not progressed in his journey. Loyal and natural boy, I?ll work the means to make thee capable. Said by Gloucester when Edgar supposedly attacked Edmund after refusing to kill Gloucester. Significant because it is Edmunds first advancement towards fortune. Make your own purpose, how in my strength you please??. You we first seize on Said by Cornwall after Edmund fights Edgar in Gloucester?s castle. Significant because Edmunds 2nd advancement to fortunes. That?s something yet! Edgar I nothing am. ...read more.

Conclusion

Significant because Lear is right, he says don?t argue with reason when your clothes are unreasonable. That things might change or cease; tears his white hair, which the impetuous blasts, with eyeless rage, catch in their fury and make nothing of; Said by Gentleman when describing the storm. Significant because it shadows Lear?s emotions during the division scene. Shows how Lear is godlike and weak at the same time. Your horrible pleasure. Here I stand your slave, a poor, infirm, weak, and dispised old man. Said by Lear after he left Gloucester?s castle and ventures out into the storm. Significant because it shows how he if becoming more insane and his insight also increases. Central irony in the play. ...read more.

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