King Lear stands like a colossus at the centre of Shakespeare’s achievements as the grandest example of his imagination. The recurring theme of paganism is significant, especially since most of his plays are set against the backdrop of a Christian era in English history. 1,757 more words
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The Goldberg Infundibulum. Or, if you prefer, the Chronosynclastic Variations.
There are times when I’m going along, minding my own business, and suddenly a word or a phrase comes leaping down from a low-hanging branch and snarls all its paws in my hair. 1,099 more words