|Start to cheer and have no fear, because you'll hear the tale of the late King Lear. It may even bring a tear to your eye, as the Standard Deviants fly into the lies, spies, and family ties of one Shakespeare's most important tragedies. You'll learn the plot and whatnot, meet the king and other things, and greet the amazing feats of Lear and his buddies.
Topics Covered: The plot of King Lear, King Lear as a tragedy, King Lear, Cordelia, Gloucester, Edmund, Edgar, and Goneril & Regan.
Co-written by Robert J. Fehrenbach, Ph.D., of The College of William and Mary and Ann R. Meyer, Ph.D., of Claremont McKenna College , 2005.
DVD Run Time: 14 minutes Grade Level: 7+