Sajid Malik In: Drama Explain pathetic fallacy in king lear Explain pathetic fallacy in king lear King LearShakespeare 1 Answer Lucifer Morningstar When angels fall, they also rise 2 Questions 268 Answers 120 Best Answers 1,299 Points View Profile Lucifer Morningstar When angels fall, they also rise Added an answer on July 29, 2019 at 11:48 pm Pathetic fallacy is used in King Lear to project the internal emotional flux of the characters on to the physical elements of nature. The winds are assumed to being caused by invisible mouths which are goaded to crack their cheeks. The fire is ascribed thoughts while thunder is seen shaking and smiting the world. The scene describes a cataclysm and is exactly what King Lear is experiencing internally in Act III. 1 Login to Reply Share Share Share on WhatsApp Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Sorry, you do not have a permission to answer to this question.