Goneril


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Gon•er•il

(ˈgɒn ər ɪl)

n.
(in Shakespeare's King Lear) the elder of Lear's two faithless daughters.
References in classic literature ?
My wife is as gay as Lady Macbeth, and my daughters as cheerful as Regan and Goneril.
In Jane Smiley's Pulitzer Prize--winning adaptation A Thousand Acres, we saw the travails of King Lear through the eyes of his oldest daughter, Goneril.
Elige las escenas claves como la reparticion del reino entre Goneril y Regan, expulsando a Cordelia por no haber recibido las palabras amorosas que el esperaba de ella; el rechazo de las beneficiadas despojando a Lear de sus vidas y el reencuentro con Cordelia, ahora reina de Francia; la perdida de la guerra y la caida en desgracia del padre y la hija reconciliados.
The actress, who plays Goneril in King Lear, said: "Arthur was born three months premature and needed several blood transfusions during his long stay in hospital.
Doran characteristically relies on a stalwart cast to deliver a potent and visceral take on a king losing his power and his sanity after banishing youngest daughter Cordelia, foolishly entrusting his kingdom to her sisters Regan and Goneril.
Goneril and Regan fall into line: so far, there is no chasm between Lear's imposed rule and attaining the result--professions of love--that he had sought to achieve.
We wanted the audience to experience what his daughter Goneril has to go through when entertaining his 'insolent retinue' and maybe understand why she would want to cast him and his people out into the storm.
What Shakespeare play features the characters Regan, Goneril and Cordelia?
The music rages violently for such "bad" characters as Goneril, Regan, and Edmund, as well as the storm scene, yet the well-intentioned characters Edgar, Cordelia, and Gloucester are given music that is gentle and eloquent.
Cordelia, Goneril, and Regan are the daughters of which king in the Shakespeare play?
It's clear that both Goneril and Regan, Lear's evil and ungrateful daughters, have taken a liking to the bastard Edmund.