Essay on King Lear as a Tragic Herp

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Even when Kent has been disguised as a person who Lear should recognize, his noble qualities shadow his judgment of his truly loyal servant. So Lear being from a family of nobility, contributes to him being a tragic hero and also his tragic flaw of arrogance.

King Lear’s tragic flaw is arrogance, which is Lear’s lack of knowledge in certain situations and this was the flaw that ultimately led to Lear’s downfall. The very first thing that Lear does that is badly misjudged, is when he chooses to split up his Kingdom between his daughters just to lose the responsibility of the kingdom but not the glory. This decision is blinded by thinking about himself and not thinking about what will happen if his daughters don’t do a good job of running their part of the kingdom. The next situation where Lear was arrogant occurred when he disliked Cordelia’s heartfelt speech about her love being half with him and half with her husband, who is the King of France. As a response Lear becomes enraged and does not see the truthfulness that his youngest daughter is
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