King Lear by William Shakespeare
This assignment is based on the reading of King Lear by William Shakespeare – specifically the entire ACT FOUR AND FIVE of the play. Act four and five have various scenes that go along with it. You must read the entire act four and five, so all it’s scenes before you go on to answer a question about act four and five. I am going to paste a link to access a PDF version of the reading, you will see the first option is a pdf version of King Lear, please hit “download” and it will give you the entire pdf version of the reading – scroll down to act one and read the whole thing and stop at act two. Also, read the synopsis and the character list to familiarize yourself. Here is the link to download the PDF version of King Lear; https://shakespeare.folger.edu/shakespeares-works/king-lear/download/ When you are done reading act four and five, and have fully comprehended and analyzed it, you must answer a question that I will put below. The question should receive a full response to it, answering the prompt question in-depth, along with TEXTUAL EVIDENCE (QUOTES) from acts 4 & 5 that supports your words. The response should be a well-developed paragraph or more – whatever you feel is right – as long as the question is fully answered with quotes and strong analysis! strong analysis of the question and quote! The structure should be, the question and then the answer. NOTE – When citing Shakespeare plays, list the ACT, SCENE, and LINES in parenthetical citations (page numbers are NOT included), separated by periods. Enclose the citation in parentheses. For example: (Macbeth 1.3.14-17) refers to Act 1, Scene 3, Lines 14 to 17 of Macbeth. Question 1 – Lear, Acts 4&5; Goneril, Regan & Edmund- Why do you think Goneril and Regan are both drawn to Edmund? What does this love triangle contribute to the play? Please answer the question in its own well-developed lengthy response with quotes from both Acts 4 & 5 to support your statements and STRONG ANALYSIS – explain how the quote answers the prompt and what it shows – Response MUST BE STRONG AND FORMAL WRITING. There is a student reply with this.