Which two conflicts does Lear face during the storm in King Lear?
It is clear that the storm that dominates in Act III is symbolic of the turmoil that is engulfing Lear's kingdom and Lear himself. It appears that the two major conflicts Lear faces in Act III scene 2 are internal and external. His increasingly unfocused and bizarre comments suggest that he is facing an internal conflict to maintain hold of his sanity. Lear himself recognises that his "wits begin...
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