He dies at his servants hands Albany is happy that the gods have carried out

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the eye from the assailant. He dies at his servant’s hands. Albany is happy that the gods have carried out justice in a fair and swift manner. “This shows you are above, You justicers, that these our nether claims. So speedily can venge.” (IV ii 78-80).He thinks that evil should be punished by gods and not men. Cornwall’s punishment is considered fair as compared to Gloucester and Lear. Injustice is a universal problem that every generation should deal with. It is attributed to imbalance of power as stated earlier. In the Lear universe, there is imbalance of power leading t havoc in the society. Tragedies are inevitable since people have yielded power for unjust ends. Albany portrays an icon of justice in the situation again and Goneril berates him for his stand. Goneril tells her husband that he is weak and a coward for failing to use force for personal gains and failure to prepare to confront the advancing French army. Albany, whose interest is justice chastises his wife. He says “See thyself, devil! Proper deformity seems not in the fiend, so horrid as in woman.”(IV ii 59-60). How individuals are treated in the society is a form of justice, social justice. Lear feels that it is important to not only consider his own needs but those of the people. This can be seen as acts of mercy in a bid to bring out justice in the society. Lear in act iii scene IV (pg. 32-36)
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Surname 4 says, “O, I have ta’en Too little care of this! Take physic, pomp; Expose thyself to feel what wretches feel, that thou mayst shake the super flux to them, And show the heavens more just.” Lear was praising the gods, recognized that they are high and mighty and should understand the suffering of the poor. To expose themselves and feel what the poor feel and after knowing that they suffer, they should give them resources to improve their lives. The even distribution of wealth would lead to better lives. Lear at this time experiences moments of insight on how things should be for the first time, commonly referred to as epiphany. The king reaches epiphany after being forced out on t the stormy heath without resources to offer him protection. He suffers cruel
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