Comparing Goneril And Traglear's Jealousy

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Goneril and Regan’s relationship is destroyed when jealousy and the need to surpass each other prevails. Jealousy is common in sibling relationships, but it is heightened to envy when Cordelia receives more attention from Lear than both Goneril and Regan do . This sparks a “popularity” contest between the two neglected daughter’s for the love that still remains available. Being secondary to Lear has created an alliance between both sister’s in order to reduce their father’s status, similar to how they have felt growing up. Lear feels ultimately betrayed when his daughter’s are disloyal to the conditions he implemented before dividing his kingdom. He realizes his mistake when the quantity of his knights is dropped down to “one” when he declares,
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