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Flashcards in Edgar Deck (5)
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1

Rory Loughnane (2.3)

"marks the critical moment in Edgar's transformation from a respected member of society to someone who exists only on the periphery of it."

2

Leslie. S. Lee (Poor Tom)

"acts as the personification of the semi-apocalyptic state into which the social world of the play descends".

3

2014 production

Edgar not really interested in the court BUT Edmund is determined so Gloucester lays all his hopes on him. Edgar is not the oldest son Gloucester wanted- play more about them creating a relationship rather than repairing one.

4

Richard Adam (not too sure but the quote is a real quote)

"Edgar's single aim is self preservation".

5

Rob Worrall

"Edgar has learned more than anyone"