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Essay heading: To what extent do you agree with the idea that King Lear deserves his fate?
 
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Through banishing them both he can question his previous feelings and feels that they have betrayed him. Though Lear believes that they have done him wrong it is in fact of Lear's actions that the problems rouse through his need to divide his kingdom whilst still trying to maintain his kingly status...
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This is the first way that Lear's madness is brought on and eventually his fate, all of his own doing. When Shakespeare was writing King Lear, the English had survived civil war and political and religious movements. Chaos followed the death of Henry VIII, and his oldest daughter Mary I ruled, the country experienced both civil and religious chaos, with the conflict between Catholicism and the Church of England resulting in much carnage...
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