Shakespeare's play-King Lear
... identification (all above optional – if you need them) Topic Research Paper “King Lear” by William Shakespeare
The plays of William Shakespeare have had an ongoing and significant effect on English literature, and in fact world literature for nearly four hundred years now. In their language, characters, themes and performance they have affected the lives of many millions of people. One of the most widely performed and studied of these plays is “King Lear”.
The play is one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies, dealing with a man raised to great heights – Lear, the protagonist, is the king, a man in his old age, and a father (Kossick, 1999: 21) – who through poor choices, has to lose his power, and...