How is love portrayed in three different relationships in King Lear?

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Cordelia's love for her father, King Lear, is shown through her loyalty to him even after he curses her and banishes her from his kingdom. Unlike her two older sisters, who use empty, insincere words to declare their overwhelming, undying love for their father, Cordelia refuses to depend on words to convey her love. This ignites her father's wrath, so he banishes her and divides his kingdom between his two eldest daughters. They soon turn on him, proving their love was false, but Cordelia and her husband, the King of France, march to England to save Lear. At the end of the play, Lear realizes that Cordelia loves him dearly and that he loves her, so the two reconcile, but Cordelia is unfortunately killed.

Another example of true love is Edgar for his father, the Duke of Gloucester. Though Edmund, the illegitimate son, makes it look like Edgar is treacherous, Edgar, disguising himself as Tom O'Bedlam, cares for his father.

Finally, although he is banished by Lear for siding with Cordelia,...

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