King Lear: A Tragedy
HarperCollins, 2014. dec. 16. - 200 oldal
King Lear is driven to the brink of madness by his own actions when he disinherits his youngest daughter, the lovely Cordelia, because of her inability to express her love for him. Having divided his realm between his remaining daughters, Goneril and Regan, Lear is betrayed by his two foolish and deceitful children, and is left to wander the heath with only his Fool, his servant Caius, and the madman Tom O’Bedlam for company. Eventually reunited with Cordelia, Lear is too late repents his rashness, and must face the tragic consequences of his choices.
Known as “The Bard of Avon,” William Shakespeare is arguably the greatest English-language writer known. Enormously popular during his life, Shakespeare’s works continue to resonate more than three centuries after his death, as has his influence on theatre and literature. Shakespeare’s innovative use of character, language, and experimentation with romance as tragedy served as a foundation for later playwrights and dramatists, and some of his most famous lines of dialogue have become part of everyday speech.
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CORDELIA Ay, my good lord.  LEAR So young and so untender?
CORDELIA So young, my lord, and true. LEAR Let itbe so! Thy truth, then, be thy
dower! For, by the sacred radiance of the sun, The mysteries of Hecat and the
night;  ...
Away! by Jupiter, Thisshall not be revok'd.  KENT Fare thee well, King. Sith
thus thou wilt appear, Freedom lives hence, and banishment is here. [To Cordelia
] The gods to their dear shelter take thee, maid, That justly think'st, and hast most
Sure her offence Must beof such unnatural degree  That monsters it, or your
forevouch'd affection Fall intotaint – which to believeofher Must bea faith that
reason without miracle Should never plant in me. CORDELIA Iyet beseech your ...
BURGUNDY Royal king, Givebutthat portion which yourself propos'd, And hereI
take Cordelia by thehand, Duchess of Burgundy.  LEAR Nothing! I have
sworn; I am firm. BURGUNDY Iam sorry,then, you have so lost a father Thatyou.
CORDELIA Peace be with Burgundy! Since that respects of fortune are his love I
shall not be his wife.  FRANCE Fairest Cordelia, that art most rich,being poor
; Most choice, forsaken; and most lov'd, despis'd! Thee and thy virtues here I ...