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Lear's Fool refers to the looking-glass as a symbol of what? a)self-knowledge...

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matalascania | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 25, 2007 at 8:06 AM via web

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Lear's Fool refers to the looking-glass as a symbol of what?
a)self-knowledge
b)self-discovery
c)beauty
d)vanity

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gbeatty | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted February 25, 2007 at 9:53 AM (Answer #1)

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Vanity. Look at Act III, scene 2. There he comments on how beautiful women always look at themselves in mirrors.

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boboc | Student, College Freshman | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 12, 2007 at 4:59 AM (Answer #2)

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self-confident

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boboc | Student, College Freshman | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 12, 2007 at 5:11 AM (Answer #3)

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beauty

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boboc | Student, College Freshman | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 12, 2007 at 5:13 AM (Answer #4)

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self-discovery

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