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Familial Foreshadowing: Act 4, Scene 2

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Which of the below lines from Act 4, Scene 2 foreshadows a further collapse in the monarchical family?

A

“Our wishes on the way / May prove effects.”

B

“Ere long you are like to hear, / If you dare venture in your own behalf, / A mistress's command.”

C

“Where's thy drum? / France spreads his banners in our noiseless land; / With plumed helm thy slayer begins threats.”

D

"Were't my fitness / To let these hands obey my blood, / They are apt enough to dislocate and tear / Thy flesh and bones.”

E

“But being widow, and my Gloucester with her, / May all the building in my fancy pluck / Upon my hateful life.”