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    • Hamartia
    • Trappings of power
    • Vanity
      • 'Now by Apollo'
    • Flattery
      • 'Which of you shall we say doth love us most'
    • Language
      • Manipulative speaker. Monosyllabic
        • 'The bow is bent and drawn'
    • Description of himself @start
      • Royal 'we'.'Come not between the dragon and its wrath.'
        • Then @ end = bound Upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears Do scald like molten lead
    • Cord @ start is a 'sometime daughter.'
      • Then a 'soul imbliss.'
    • Irony
      • Lear doesn't understand himself, his daughter and his situaiton until he is stripped of status power and even reason.

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