Justice comes full circle in King Lear, well almost. Cordelia is hanged but her father finally realizes his mistake in disowning her. King Lear goes through an ordeal for his arrogance and pride and ends up going insane and finally meets his tragic death. The evil plotters, Goneril and Regan are killed as well. The most devious character of the story, Edmund is killed by Edgar in a befitting manner as well. Edgar also gets to inherit his father’s legacy after being invited by Albany to rule.
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