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    Fishing Industry in Gloucester Gloucester Massachusetts is known for its fishing industry. Over 1200 people’s jobs in Gloucester lay in the fishing industry. The fishing industry first derived when people from Europe came over looking for a better life. Gloucester is America’s oldest seaport, and now it is fighting to survive. Now with new rules, and diseases in the sea, the fishing industry will never be what it was decades ago. One of the earliest settlements, Gloucester, Massachusetts, is famous

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    the understanding of the emotions of the characters in the play. This follows the parallelism between Gloucester and King Lear. In King Lear, the subplot of Gloucester corresponds to the major plot of King Lear. Both fathers have their own loyal legitimate child and their evil and disloyal child. They are both honourable men, who have children that return to them in their time of need. Gloucester and Lear are both tormented, and their favoured child recovers their life. In the early beginning of the

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    In Shakespeare's classic tragedy, King Lear, there are several characters who do not see the reality of their situation. Two such characters are Lear and Gloucester. Both characters exhibit a blindness to the world around them. Lear does not see clearly the truth of his daughters mentions, while Gloucester is also blinded by Edmond's treachery. This failure to see reality leads to Lear's intellectual blindness, which is his insanity, and Gloucester's physical blindness that leads to his trusting

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    An Analysis of Gloucester

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    views of the character, Gloucester in the play King Lear. It will show the different ways that Gloucester has his eyes ripped out. It will also show the different ways the lighting is used and what kind of scenery. It will also show the difference in the ages of the character. Let’s not leave out the wardrobe and the difference between both productions. It will show how Gloucester ages and has similar problems as that of the King. In the first part of the play Gloucester receives a letter from Edmond

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    King Lear

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    is the betrayal of the king and of Gloucester, and the reconciliation between them and their loved ones in the end, and the authority versus the chaos in the city on England and finally the Justice issue in which both the bodies of the good and the bad lay next to the each other in the end of the play. 2.     Shakespeare implies a parallel between the two themes of Blindness and Madness. The two characters who suffer the most in the play are Lear and Gloucester. Their stories are similar in many

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    reveal the characters of Edmund, Gloucester, Goneril and Albany. The first letter that appeared on the stage is Edmund's false letter. The letter talked about Edgar's plan to kill to his father, Gloucester.  Edmund made up this letter to plan against his brother Edgar.  Edmund lied to Gloucester about the letter.  This letter developed the subplot in King Lear and it shows us that Edmund betrayed his brother.  Edmund planned to destroy the love of Gloucester for Edgar, so Edmund can get what

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    The Tragic Character in King Lear In William Shakespeare’s King Lear, the similar events that Lear and Gloucester experience result in a parallel plot sequence for the story. Lear and Gloucester are similar characters because they are experiencing similar problems while playing the role of a father. Their children also have a similar eagerness for power, a problem that both Lear and Gloucester should not have to deal with while addressing serious mental and physical dilemmas. And although the two

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    the kingdom?  Was the Earl of Gloucester really that rotten of a father that he drove his son to do all of this? According to my reading of the text, the Earl of Gloucester probably paid mightily to send Edmund "out nine years" (presumably studying abroad) (I.i.32).  Gloucester admits that he had "so often blushed to acknowledge him," but he seems to take some pride in how Edmund turned out, regardless of his conception (I.i.10).  It is assumed that Gloucester loves Edgar better than Edmund

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    King Lears Blindness

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    KING LEAR, Shakespeare illustrates that wisdom does not necessarily come with age. The mistakes that Lear and Gloucester make leave them vulnerable to disappointment and suffering at a time in their lives when both should be enjoying peace and contentment. Although both Lear and Gloucester achieve wisdom before they die, they pay a dear price for having lived life blindly. Lear and Gloucester both illustrate that wisdom does not always come with age. Lear asks his three daughters to express their love

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    King Lear

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    In the play King Lear, Shakespeare used the main characters to portray the main theme. The main theme in this play is blindness. King Lear, Gloucester and Albany are three examples Shakespeare used to incorporate this theme. Each of these characters were “blinded” in different ways because of the wrong decisions they’ve made and later on regretted. The blindest of all was King Lear. Because of his high position as the king, people would think that he should be able to distinguish the good from the

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