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Gloucester’s “Democratized” Worldview: Act 4, Scene 1

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In Act 4, Scene 1, Gloucester’s dehierarchized, more egalitarian understanding of the world is exhibited in which of the following statements?

Select ALL that apply.

A

“Thy comforts can do me no good at all; / Thee they may hurt.”

B

“I have no way, and therefore want no eyes; / I stumbled when I saw.”

C

“I’ the last night's storm I such a fellow saw; / Which made me think a man a worm.”

D

“As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods. / They kill us for their sport.”

E

“Do as I bid thee, or rather do thy pleasure.”