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King Lear: Character Analysis & Sketch

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How does King Lear die in the play King Lear?

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1. Why do some critics question whether Lear completely transforms over the course of King Lear?

2. According to some critics of King Lear, what does Lear's experience suggest about the nature of human identity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz, you will focus not just on the titular character of King Lear, but on how critics have analyzed and continue to analyze the famous play.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This King Lear quiz specifically looks to test your ability to:

  • Recall how King Lear dies
  • Understand critics' questioning of Lear's transformation
  • Elaborate on critics' exploration of King Lear themes
  • Recall specific individual moments from King Lear
  • Recall the author and type of play King Lear is

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most relevant King Lear information found in this quiz's corresponding lesson
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned from the lesson on King Lear
  • Knowledge application - use this information to successfully answer questions pertaining to King Lear

Additional Learning

The lesson King Lear: Character Analysis & Sketch covers the following objectives:

  • Explore the history of King Lear
  • Summarize King Lear's plot
  • Analyze the character of Lear
  • Explain critical analyses of King Lear
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