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The Existential Progression of King Lear The human state is that the scrutiny of art, Prince Hamlet notes the purpose of art is to maintain the mirror against nature. King Lear is a masterful inquiry into the human state. King Lear is faced with presence in its barest sensation and has been forced to adapt to that presence. His adaptation to the absurd offers a valuable insight for everyone to the international problem of existence. Lear is forced to an existential improvement that will be traced with the occurrence of awareness; the result of this development is seen paradoxically because Lear finds pride in grief. The point of death of Lear to the unknown of existence is noticed when he divides to the harshness and relentlessness of character. While Situated in the storm, Lear was reduced to the bare essentials of man, he has lost those that he felt as adoring, and despite being followed with the Fool and Kent, Lear is more alone than he has ever been. The brothers he believed who adored him left handed him and have taken his kingdom. The daughter who actually loved him was banished with his irrationality; Lear is lonely. The presence of the Fool and Edgar shouldn't be looked upon as that of a company, but rather as catalyst for LearвЂ™therefore progression. As for Kent, his existence is barely felt by Lear. LearвЂ™s isolation is crucial due to his or her progression. Much like SartreвЂ™s Roquentin in Nausea, isolation and loneliness are the foundations for becoming existentially aware. ВЂњThe tempest within my mind/ Doth from my senses take all feeling elseвЂќ(III, iv 13-14) Lear is completely alone in the world, abandoned by love and cloistered from all external emotion; he's now ready to comprehend the realit...