King Lear: Parent-Child Relationship

King Lear: Parent-child relationship
  King Lear is one of the most famous tragedies themed plays by Shakespeare. It regarded as Shakespeare’s crowning achievement. In Shakespeare’s version, a tragedy of such consuming force that audiences and readers are left to wonder whether there is any meaning to the physical and moral carnage with the play concludes. King Lear is the story of an old man who moves from a position of enormous power, status, wealth, responsibility, social complexity, and security step by step into a terrible isolation from his fellow human beings, his family, and nature itself, suffers horribly from the stripping away of his entire identity, goes mad as a result of his experience, recovers briefly, and then becomes insane again in the moment before his death. There is an important line run through the whole plot: the relationship between father and child. The change of the relationship between King Lear and his three daughters is the key element of the King Lear’s character, which is from normal to insane.
  The character of King Lear is very finely conceived for the purpose. It is the only ground on which such a story could be built with the greatest truth and effect. It is his rash haste, his violent impetuosity, his blindness to every thing but the dictates of his passions or affections, that produces all his misfortunes, that aggravates his impatience of them, that enforces our pity for him (Amanda, 2000). Lear suffers the most of any Shakespearean character. For example, he is abused, rejected, emotionally tortured, and publicly humiliated. He also suffers madness, physical suffering, and overall grief to an unfathomable extent. He suffers too much, at the hands of a flock of hungry beasts, each one dogged to satisfy its own voracious appetite.
  At the beginning of the play, Lear, as the ruler of Britain, he wants to divide the kingdom among his three daughters. He intends to give up the responsibilities of government and spend his...