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Essay heading: Gloucester Subplot in King Lear.
 
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Issue: Shakespeare
Written by: Josh Green
Date added: June 30, 2009
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Edmund thus manages to gain his father’s favour, and his inheritance. This subplot is mixed with the Lear main plot to create a greater awareness of each individual plot by creating a contrast between storylines which enables the audience to compare and understand the different situations the characters find themselves in...
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The very first exchange in King Lear is between Gloucester and Kent, the king’s advisor, talking about Edmund, who is there. Gloucester talks quite openly about Edmund’s illegitimacy, saying to Kent “His breeding, sir, hath been at my charge. I have so often blushed to acknowledge him now that I am brazed to’t...
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