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King Lear Quotes to Learn: Act 1 Scene 1: Gloucester- 'so often blushed to acknowledge him'
-Edmund has been a source of shame Edmund- 'Lord 'Lordship' 'Sir'
-Humble and respectful Lear- 'Which of you shall we say doth love us most'
-Unnatural yet direct questioning Regan- 'I am alone felicitate In your dear highness' love'
-Elevated language Cordelia- 'I cannot heave my heart into my mouth'
-Refuses to do something unnatural Lear- 'So young and so untender?'
-Hurt and shocked, abrupt 'the sacred radiance of the sun'
-Invokes natures acting like a curse through the elevated language 'Come not between a dragon and his wrath'
-Distorts his own identity Kent- 'Royal Lear'
-Respectful Cordelia- 'I know what you are'
-She can see the sister's true natures behind their facades Act 1 Scene 2: Edmund- 'With base? With baseness? Bastardy? Base, base?'
-Repetition shows his obsession with his lowly status, another way of saying bastard 'Parted you in good terms?'
-Questioning Edgar 'Let me, if not by birth, have lands by wit All with me's meet fashion fit'
-Pragmatic, intelligent, rhyming couplet summing up philosophy Act 1 Scene 4:

Kent- 'I do profess to be no less than I seem'
-Importance of honesty Oswald- 'My lady's father'
-Deeply insulting, Lear is losing identity & status Fool- 'Nuncle'
-Close relationship with Lear
-'I am the fool, thou art nothing'
-Lear has been degraded, natural order is reversed
-'Lear's shadow'
-Lear is going mad & has lost identity Lear- 'degenerate bastard!' 'Create her a child of spleen'
-Rage, cursing savage & barbaric to Goneril Act 1 Scene 5: Lear- 'I did her wrong'
-Sign of remorse 'O let me not be mad, not mad, sweet Heaven!'
-Recognition of his insanity Act 2 Scene 1: Gloucester- 'Where is the villain?'
-Edgar & Gloucester are victims of deception
-'Loyal and natural boy'
-Dramatic irony, Edmund is made to sound innocent Edmund- 'Persuade me to the murder of your lordship'
-Deceit Act 2 Scene 2: Kent- 'I serve the King'
-Uncompromising loyalty and a sense of the natural order Edgar- 'Bedlam beggars' 'Edgar I nothing am'
-Syntax is inverted, true identity destroyed Lear- 'Vengeance, plague, death, confusion!'
-Wild uncontrolled rage like an animal

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