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King Lear: act 1 scene 1 revision notes

Plot

Edmund is angry that he is treated as a lesser person than his brother Edgar just
because he's illegitimate. He hints at plotting to take Edgar's land. Edmund write a
letter from Edgar to him and then pretends…

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detested, brutish" and repetition of "villain" which was used as a great
insult, shows just how angry Gloucester is and how gullible he is.
Lines 25: exclamatives show his shock at what Lear has just done
Lines 56-59: lots of interrogatives/exclamatives showing Gloucester's
panic/anger by having lots…

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