How does Regan die? Goneril poisons her
Who orders the deaths of Cordelia and Lear? Edmund
In this tragedy, what does Gloucester lose? his sight
Flibbertigibbet, Modo, and Obidicut are: demons
Who kills Oswald? Edgar
Why does the Duke of Burgundy refuse to marry Cordelia He won’t wed a powerless princess
Characters who assume disguises in the play are: Kent and Edgar
Which characters come to realize that poverty-stricken people need attention Lear and Gloucester
As Poor Tom, Edgar’s clothing consists of a blanket
Who disappears from the play without explanation Fool
A coxcomb is a Fool’s cap
As he descends into madness, Lear decorates himself with Flowers
Cornwall insults Lear by Putting his servants in the stocks
Edmund plays on Gloucester’s belief in the power of the stars
Gloucester receives kind treatment from One of his tenants, Edgar, and his servants
Edgar and Edmund have the same mother false
Cordelia hopes to inherit Lear’s entire kingdom false
Kent assumes a disguise so that he can continue to serve lear true
Albany fights Edmund in a trial by combat false
Lear and Goneril fight because Lear wants 100 knights to live with him true
Gloucester believes that he falls over the cliffs of Dover true
Oswald betrays Goneril by telling Regan of her affair with Edmund false
Regan invites Lear to come in from the storm false
Kent kills Oswald out of loyalty to Lear false
The French troops defeat the British and capture Albany false
Lear assures Gloucester that he will not die for adultery true
Edgar delays revealing his identity to the blinded Gloucester because he os still angry with his father false
Lear had hope to spend his ld age in Cordelia’s care true
The Fool offers some of the play’s wisest remarks true
Lear is the first character in literature to use the love test true
O reason not the need! Our basest beggars are in the poorest thing superfluous. Allow not more than nature needs, man’s life’s as cheap as beast’s Lear
The weight of this sad time we must obey, speak what we feel, not what we ought to say. The oldest hath borne most; we that are young shall never see so much, nor live so long Edgar
Haply, when I shall wed, that lord whose hand must take my plight shall carry half my love with him, half my care and duty. Sure I shall never marry like my sisters, to love my father all. Cordelia
As flies to wanton boys are we to th’ gods; they kill us for their sport Gloucester
They’ll have me whipped for speaking true: thou’lt have me whipped for lying: and sometimes whipped for holding my peace. I had rather be any kind o’thing than a fool, and yet i would not be thee, nuncle: thou hast pared thy wit o’ both sides and left nothing i’ th’ middle. Here comes one o’ parings. Fool
He’ll save his old course in a country new. Kent
Thou, Nature, art my goddess: to thy law my services are bound. Wherefore should i stand in the plague of custom, and permit the curiosity of nations to deprive me for that i am some twelve or fourteen moonshines lag of a brother? Edmund
This milky gentleness and course of yours Though I condemn not, yet, under pardon,You are much more attask’d for want of wisdom Than praised for harmful mildness. Goneril
A knave; a rascal; an eater of broken meats; abase, proud, shallow, beggarly, three-suited, hundred-pound, filthy, worsted-stocking knave; a lily-livered, action-taking knave, a whoreson, glass-gazing, super-serviceable finical rogue; Kent
O, sir, you are old.Nature in you stands on the very vergeOf her confine: you should be ruled and ledBy some discretion, that discerns your state Better than you yourself. Regan
O strange and fasten’d villainWould he deny his letter? I never got him Gloucester
Is man no more than this? Consider him well. Thou owest the worm no silk, the beast no hide, the sheepno wool, the cat no perfume. Ha! here’s three on’s are sophisticated! Thou art the thing itself: unaccommodated man is no more but such a poor bare, forked animal as thou art. Off, off, you lendings! Lear
We two alone will sing like birds i’ the cage: When thou dost ask me blessing, I’ll kneel down, And ask of thee forgiveness: so we’ll live,And pray, and sing, and tell old tales, and laugh At gilded butterflies, and hear poor roguesTalk of court news; Lear
I cannot think my sister in the leastWould fail her obligation: if, sir, perchanceShe have restrain’d the riots of your followers, ‘Tis on such ground, and to such wholesome end, As clears her from all blame Regan
you are not worth the dust which the rude wind blows in your face. i fear your disposition: that nature which contemns its origin cannot be bordered certain in itself. She that will sliver and disbranch from her material sap, perforce must wither and come to deadly use. Albany