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King Lear! :)

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(cc) photo by Metro Centric on Flickr (cc) photo by Franco Folini on Flickr (cc) photo by jimmyharris on Flickr (cc) photo by Metro Centric on Flickr Nothing Is As It Seems Each of us will be saying a riddle and we want you to GUESS who we are disguised as. Discussion Questions Why did Goneril deceive Albany? How is King Lear in disguise? Edgar England How was the Fool in disguise? How does Kent's disguise
helpful? Deceitful Characters Edmund Goneril Regan Apperance
vs.
Reality Kent Characters that are in disguise Deceit in King Lear Goneril and Regan Deceived their father
Fake love Goneril Plotting to kill her husband, Duke of Albany Regan Deceiving to her father just like her sister, Goneril Edmund Bastard's son of Gloucester
Edmund wants everything his brother, Edgar owns
He deceives his father
Makes his father believe him by pretending to hide a letter
A quote that Edmund says, "come to me, that of this I may speak more. If our father would sleep till I waked him, you should enjoy half of his revenue forever." Disguise in King Lear Edgar He uses Regan and Cornwall against his brother
Makes Edgar fear that his father wants to kill him
Fake battle
Deceived Gloucester Deceit in King Lear Con't Edmund Deceived by Edmund
Survive his father's will to kill him
Own safety
Turns himself into a beggar
"Poor Tom" who is actually Edgar save's his father's life Kent Disguises himself in order to serve
Puts his life in peril
He tried to stick up for Cordelia, except while he was sticking up for her he had got banished
Caius Kent Kent says, "Now, banished Kent, / If thou canst serve where thou dost stand condemned, / So may it come, thy master, whom tou lov'st / Shall find thee full of labours," (1.4., 4-7)
King Lear says to Caius, "I thank thee fellow. Thou serv'st me, and I'll love thee," (1.4.,90) P O W E R G R E E D Plans on marrying Edmund Poison Kills herself She is also deceiving to her husband, Duke of Cornwall Loves Edmund Who were the characters that were deceitful? Goneril says, "Sir, I love you more than word can wield the matter; / Dearer than eyesight, space, and liberty; / Beyond what can be valued, rich or rare; / No less than life, with grace, health, beauty, honour; As much as child ever loved, or father found; / A love that makes breath poor, and speech unable; / Beyond all manner of so much I love you, " (1.1., 18-19) Regan says, " I am made of the self metal that my sister, / And prize me at her worth. In my true heart / I find she names my very deed of love. / Only she comes too short, that I profess / Myself an enemy to all other joys / Which the most precious square of sense possesses, / And find I am alone felicitate / In your dear Highness' love," (1.1., 19). Disguises in King Lear Con't Works Cited
Dom, S., Ferguson, C., & Scott, D. (1998). King Lear. International Thomson .

King Lear Study Guide & Essays . (1999). Retrieved July 20, 2012, from GradeSaver: http://www.gradesaver.com/king-lear/

Mabillard, A. (1999). King Lear: Character Introduction. Retrieved July 20, 2012, from Shakespeare Online: http://www.shakespeare-online.com/
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