King Lear

by: William Shakespeare

Context Quick Quiz

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What was the name of Shakepeare's theater company?

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How did Shakespeare's contemporaries perceive his work at the time of his death?

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What plays did Shakespeare write before and after King Lear?

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When did the events depicted in King Lear supposedly occur?

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Which historical event may have influenced Shakespeare as he wrote the play?