Role of fate in King Lear

Role of fate in King Lear
Gods
Devine right
Given to Lear
curses
Gods fulfil what you ask them to do
Even if you don't want them too
"Like flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods, they kill us for their sport"
Glouchester
fortune
wheel
What?
When on top of the world
you will fall to lowest of low
Quotes
"Fortune, good night: smile once more; turn thy wheel"
Kent
"I am bound upon a wheel of fire that mine own tears do scald like molten lead"
Lear
Goneral + Regan
Fall for edmund
used to be about logic
now about emotion
start to fight
Don't care about their situation
Free will
For
Gods can not undo that which is done
Against
Stars are blamed for bad things which happen
"These late eclipses of the sun and moon portend no good" - gloucester
Edmund calls this "Excellent Foppery"
Edmund
Controls fate of other characters
Goneral + Regan
Edgar
Glouchester
Lear
Cordelia
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