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Hobbes126

  • 4 years ago

How do you interpret a quote from King Lear, Shakespeare, "As flies to wanton boys are we to the gods" to mean?

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  1. Redwood_Girl
    • 4 years ago
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    The same way that wanton boys view (and treat) flies -- torturing and tormenting them, toying with them, not at all regarding their lives as important -- this is how the gods treat us.

  2. Hobbes126
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    Thank you!

  3. Redwood_Girl
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    Sure thing :)

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