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Act 3, Scene 3: Narrative Development

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Which of the following BEST summarizes the narrative development of Act 3, Scene 3?

A

We learn through overhearing Gloucester that an army has landed in Britain and Lear will be redressed, and through overhearing Edmund that his plot against Gloucester is moving forward.

B

We learn through watching the men disembark that armed forces have landed in Britain, and through seeing Edmund’s response to their arrival that he is their ally.

C

We learn through overhearing Gloucester that the state of Britain has made him ill, and through overhearing Edmund that he thinks his father deserves his malady.

D

We learn through watching Gloucester get ill on stage that he is unwell, and through seeing Edmund’s reaction to his father’s sickness that he is unaffected.

E

We learn through overhearing Gloucester that Albany and Cornwall are estranged, and through overhearing Edmund that both dukes have plotted against Gloucester.