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You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else. -Albert Einstein




We don’t know when death will come, but we do know that it will come, and that it will stick. A man brighter than me said that there is something… 2,220 more words

A King for Every Suit

(Yet another post inspired by #ShakesMOOC.) Our first class on Lear focused entirely on the complexities of 1.1, with Professor Ko spending time in his lecture exploring the ambiguities in motivation for both Lear and for Cordelia in this strange game of conditional love and inheritance that’s being played around the division of the map into separate territories. 737 more words

William Shakespeare

King Lear, by William Shakespeare - Quotes

  1. Come not between the dragon and his wrath. – King Lear, Act I, scene i
  2. How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is

To have a thankless child! 124 more words

Famous Quotes

Term 1: King Lear

“Blow winds and crack your cheeks! Rage, blow!

You cataracts and hurricanoes, spout

Till you have drenched our steeples, drowned the cocks!

You sulphurous and thought-executing fires,

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When Dying Is A Victory... Adieu Inspirational One.

Prolific best-selling author and internationally renowned preacher and business coach, Dr. Myles Munroe of Bahamas Faith Ministries International, his wife Mrs. Ruth Ann Munroe and their daughter Charisa, died in a plane crash earlier today in the Bahamas. 376 more words

What is the function of the Fool in King Lear?


Shakespeare was very fond of characters similar as the Fool, he often used them in other plays of his, such as Falstaff in Henry IV parts 1&2 and Trinculo in The Tempest. 847 more words