9780764585821

CliffsNotes on Shakespeare's King Lear (Cliffsnotes Literature Guides)

Metzger, Sheri

ISBN 10: 0764585827 / 0-7645-8582-7
ISBN 13: 9780764585821
Publisher: Cliffs Notes
Publication Date: 2000
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:
The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

In CliffsNotes on Shakespeare's King Lear, you explore one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies – the gripping story of greed, treachery, and murder among sisters; and the foolhardiness and revelation of a father.

This study guide carefully walks you through every twist and turn of Shakespeare's classic by providing summaries and critical analyses of each act and scene of the play. You'll also explore the life and background of the "Bard" himself -- William Shakespeare. Other features that help you study include

  • Character analyses of major players
  • A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters
  • Critical essays
  • A review section that tests your knowledge
  • Glossaries of difficult words and phrases

Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure – you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.


Review:
In this tragic play, Lear, a ruler in pre-Christian Britain, is described as a "very foolish old man, fourscore and upward." Grossly misjudging his daughters, he endures a harrowing experience and emerges as a man "more sinned against than sinning."

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