Today we looked at the key features of the literary genre of Tragedy.It's essential that we start to consider the play in performance and, as the course progresses, we will look at how tragedy can be enhanced through performance.
Today we looked at characteristics of the genre; we also looked at Kozintsev's opening to the play and considered the performance.
The edition of King Lear you should get can be found through this link here. It's the Cambridge School edition.
I would like you to read to the and of Act I, Scene II.
Any problems, let me know.