In the Mabinogion, one of Llyr's two wives isIweradd ("Ireland").
Lear disinherited the honest daughter.
You should use formal voice in all essays for college courses. This voice is the way in which academics speak and write about important topics, and is considered standard in most disciplines.
Using first-person is unnecessary. It sounds weak and equivocating
The story appears elsewherein world folklore; there is an Eastern European version in which thehonest daughter says she loves her father as much as she loves salt.
The lady was extremely upset after witnessing the accident.
The last lines of the play are puzzling, especially "Speak whatwe feel, not what we ought to say." In Shakespeare's era, customrequired that the first and last lines of a scene be given to thehighest-ranking character on stage.
His stated intention is to prevent future conflict.
Anyway...I think I understand what Edgar is saying.At the time of someone's death, Shakespeare's contemporaries (and most ofours) will tell you that the survivors "ought to say" some conventionalpiety.
Goneril and Regan may havebeen embarrassed.
Asked if he can make use of nothing, Lear saysagain, "nothing can come from nothing." The jester calls Lear a zerowithout a preceding figure, or "nothing." Deprived of his identity,Edgard is "nothing".
Goneril says she loves her father more than she can say.
Edmund was reading "nothing", so Gloucester says"the quality of nothing has no need to hide itself", and if it'snothing, he won't need his reading glasses.