1. King Lear can be read in a variety of ways.
King Lear, like all texts, has been interpreted in a number of ways. ... When King Lear was originally written, most audiences would have interpreted it through an Elizabethan perspective. ... In a contemporary society however, King Lear has been received very differently. ... As a result, Eyre's reading presents King Lear as a domestic rather than a social tragedy. ... King Lear has been and will always be read in a variety of ways. ...
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- Grade Level: Undergraduate