Is Shakespeare making any statements about women or power? What's the difference between Regan & Goneril?

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Yes, the entire play is a set of linked statements about power. Most pointedly, he's showing us what happens when a king is foolish, and, specifically, when he divides his power inappropriately and lets ego and family feeling determine his actions rather than a...

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