Lear, King: What s happening

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Interpretation The history of King Lear and his three daughters is an old British legend. In his interpretation Shakespeare takes different sources; the main character is supposed to be taken from The True Chronicle History of King Leir . It is very odd for Shakespeare s way of writing that the plot changes so abrupt and all of a sudden. He abridges and concentrates the main plot and develops the material of a relatively irrelevant play into a tragedy, that is in order to convey a message about the last things of the human existence and his dangerous situation. This aspect could be shown in the end of his tragedy: The source material tells about the return of Leir to his throne in order to reign over England whereas Shakespeare makes the event more aggressive, especially by describing ...

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