This essay has clearly developed to demonstrate that how valuing appearances above reality could result in to huge suffering and loss. King Lear was not able to judge the love and family trust that made him to take some unwise decision of banishing his younger daughter who loved him the most. His love to power and pride was the reason behind his misinterpretation of Cordelia’s unconditional love to him. He not only expelled Cordelia, but also Kent who suggested that his decision is wrong
Lear retirement was sparked without two of the most trusted and eligible person who could lead kingdom in a passion and better manner. His retirement turned the nation into civil war and this made Lear to realize his stupidity. Goneril and Regan turned against him and Lear goes mad ending up suffering with many issues.