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Act 4 scene 2 notes


Goneril and Edmund discuss becoming lovers and Goneril says Albany is a coward.
They part like lovers as their conversation is filled with sexual connotations.
Albany enters and says Goneril and Regan have treated Lear inhumanely. Albany…

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the use of a short exclamative. Albany calls Goneril evil through words such
as "devil", "fiend" (lines 59-60) and "be monster not thy feature" (line 63)
Dramatic irony- as the messenger reveals what happened to Gloucester, but
the audience already know this.


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