In the final line of this very short scene, Edgar claims that he “nothing is” (“Edgar I nothing am”). What other lines in this soliloquy lend support to his claim that Edgar is making nothing of Edgar?
Select ALL that apply.
“I heard myself proclaim'd; / And by the happy hollow of a tree / Escaped the hunt.”
“I will preserve myself: and am bethought / To take the basest and most poorest shape / That ever penury, in contempt of man, / Brought near to beast.”
“My face I'll grime with filth; / Blanket my loins: elf all my hair in knots.”
“The country gives me proof and precedent / Of Bedlam beggars.”