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King Lear

William Shakespeare, 1608
Famous for: Betrayal, madness, death … and the squelching of freshly-plucked eyes.

Let’s face it: Lots of bad stuff happens in Shakespeare’s King Lear. But the deceptions and deaths and torture scenes aren’t the only things going on in this play. What’s King Lear really all about? One word: Betrayal.

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