In Shakespeare's King Lear, how can we trace the cause of the war (between France and England) back to Goneril and Regan?
Examine the end of Act I scene 1 very carefully, when Goneril and Regan discuss Lear's decision to spend time with each of them for a month before moving on to the next daughter. They have just witnessed their sister, who they both knew to be their father's favourite, banished, and Kent, one of their father's most loyal supporters, banished as well....
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