Value of Money in William Shakespeare’s” King Lear”

Discuss how the theme of money and its connection to someone’s worth as a person is manifested in William Shakespeare’s “King Lear.”

Throughout William Shakespeare’s “King Lear,” money and wealth seem to be connected to how much someone is worth, loved, or valued. This theme of the relationship of money to someone’s worth as a person runs throughout the play. Discuss whether you agree or disagree with how Shakespeare addresses this theme in the play.