Answer the following questions for tomorrow:
Act 3, Scene 4
1. Explain and discuss the following lines:
a. The tempest in my mind
Doth from my senses take all feeling else
Save what beats there. (lines 12-14)
b. Poor naked wretches, wheresoe'er you are,
That bide the pelting of this pitiless storm,
How shall your houseless heads and unfed sides,
Your loop'd and window'd raggedness, defend you
From seasons such as these? O, I have ta'en
Too little care of this! (lines 28 - 33)
2. Why does Lear feel a camaraderie with Edgar?
3. Pathos. In literature and drama, the portrayal of an incident in such a way as to arouse feelings of pity, tenderness, or sadness in the reader or spectator. The emotions evoked by pathos are less terrible than those aroused by tragedy.
What is the irony and pathos in lines 156-163?