About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering King Lear material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn King Lear. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding King Lear
- Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning Shakespeare (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient way to learn about King Lear
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra literature learning resources
How It Works:
- Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify you're ready by completing the King Lear chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Use the King Lear chapter exam to be prepared.
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- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a King Lear unit of a standard Shakespeare course. Topics covered include:
- The plot of King Lear
- Major characters in the play
- Why the Fool is such an important presence in King Lear's life
- Traits of the Earl of Kent
- Roles played by secondary characters in the tragedy
1. Shakespeare's King Lear: My Three Daughters
In this video, we'll discuss the importance of blindness, both literal and metaphorical, in Shakespeare's King Lear. We'll give an overview of the plot, characters, and explore the familial relationships central to the famous tragedy.
2. The Fool in King Lear: Quotes & Analysis
Sometimes, common sense and wit come from the place you would least expect it. Learn about the Fool from Shakespeare's 'King Lear' and how a court jester just might be the most reasonable and honest character in the entire play.
King Lear Character List & Flashcards
Shakespeare's tragedy King Lear is filled with complex and often diabolical characters. This flashcard set lists the main characters, their roles in the play, and the major actions in which they are involved throughout the narrative.
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Other chapters within the Shakespeare Study Guide course
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- Shakespearean Sonnets Study Guide
- Hamlet Study Guide
- Macbeth Study Guide
- Romeo and Juliet Study Guide
- Julius Caesar Study Guide
- Shakespearean Tragedies Study Guide
- Shakespearean Histories Study Guide
- A Midsummer Night's Dream Study Guide
- The Tempest Study Guide
- Shakespearean Comedies Study Guide