Monster Essays - Nature’s Significance In King Lear
Nature’s Significance In King Lear
King Lear is a tragic play written by William Shakespeare. It is a play about the suffering of two families that are caught in a struggle of greed, lust, and cruelty which eventually results in extreme amounts of pain and destruction for all the characters. In King Lear, there is a circular relationship between the character’s behavior and nature. That is, the destruction of the two families results from human behavior breaking accepted laws of nature, and the disturbances in nature results from the disturbances in human behavior. Shakespeare portrays this theme by demonstrating the damage Lear and Edmund create w....