6 Works in Kent (King Lear)

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    Before he tortures Gloucester in Act III of King Lear, Cornwall dismisses Edmund: "The revenges we are bound to take upon your traitorous father are not fit for your beholding." What if he hadn't taken this precaution? And what if Edmund's change of heart had come early enough to do some good?

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    The problem with the dead is that you can't shut them up.

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    Emperor Lear of the Roman Empire has aged greatly over the years and his heart is getting weaker and weaker still. He will step down as emperor and split the land among his three daughters Goneril, Regan, and Cordelia. How the land will be separated is up to them. They must carefully answer the important question asked by their father: "Who loves me the most?"

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    "Be Kent unmannerly when Lear is mad; thy youngest daughter does not love you least. See better, and let me still remain the true blank of thine eye." ~ Kent (Act I, Scene i)

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