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King Lear Mind Map on The Fool, created by asalka14 on 06/04/2014.

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The Fool
1 Truth-teller
1.1 'The hedge-sparrow fed the cuckoo so long That it's had it head bit off by it young / So out went the candle and were left darkling.'
1.2 'Truth's a dog that must to kennel; he must be whipped out, when the Lady Brach may stand by the fire and stink.'
1.3 'Now thou art an O without a figure; I am better than thou art now. I am a fool, thou art nothing.'
1.4 Lear: 'Who is it can tell me who I am?' The Fool: 'Lear's shadow.'
2 Enables insight and empathy to come from Lear
2.1 Lear: 'Come on, my boy. How dost my boy? Art cold?'
3 Comic Relief
3.1 'They'll have me whipped for speaking true, thou'It have me whipped for lying, and sometimes I am whipped for holding my peace.'
4 Wisdom
4.1 To Kent: 'Let go thy hold when a great wheel (Lear) runs down a hill lest it brake thy neck with following it, but the great one that goes upward, let him draw thee after.'

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