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Literature and Its Times: Profiles of 300 Notable Literary Works and the Historical Events that Influenced Them. Joyce Moss and George Wilson. Vol. 1: Ancient Times to the American and French Revolutions (Prehistory-1790s). Detroit: Gale, 1997. From Literature Resource Center.
Alulis investigates the thematic function of the Gloucester subplot in King Lear, particularly analyzing the symbolic conflict represented by Gloucester's sons, the good and just Edgar, and the evil, manipulative Edmund. Alulis, Joseph. "Wisdom and Fortune: The Education of the Prince in Shakespeare's King Lear." Interpretation 21.3 (Spring 1994): 373-390. Rpt. in Shakespearean Criticism. Ed. Michelle Lee. Vol. 130. Detroit: Gale, 2010. Literature Resource Center. Web. 4 July 2011
Analyzes the characters in William Shakespeare's play 'King Lear; examines Edmund's character. Newman, Neville F. "Shakespeare's King Lear." The Explicator 60.4 (2002): 191+. Literature Resource Center. Web. 4 July 2011.
According to the author, "the theme with the highest emotional temperature is the theme of charity in human relations.The desperate need which human beings have for each other, and their paradoxical inability to satisfy that need." Sears, Jayne. "Charity in King Lear." Shakespeare Quarterly 15.2 (1964): 277-88. JSTOR. Web. 4 July 2011.
Analyzes the character of the Fool in the play 'King Lear,' by Williams Shakespeare. Analysis of the Fool-Edmund antithesis; Examination of two thematic strands in the play that lead to the association of the Fool with Death. Seiden, Melvin. "The Fool and Edmund: Kin and Kind." Studies in English Literature (Rice) 19.2 (1979): 197. Humanities International Complete. EBSCO. Web. 4 July 2011.
Discusses relationships in King Lear, specifically Edgar and Lear. "Look upon me, Sir": Relationships in King Lear Author(s): Richard C. McCoy Source: Representations, Vol. 81, No. 1 (Winter 2003), pp. 46-60