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In Act 5, Scene 3, Edgar recounts his story. What more do we discover about Kent’s character through this account?
That Kent’s wish to die was only overpowered by the sweetness of his servitude to Lear.
That the duties Kent performed for Lear after Lear’s exile from his daughters’ houses were dishonest.
That despite his present disguise, Kent hasn’t rejected his ideas about class hierarchy altogether.
That despite his present disguise, Kent wished to join Edgar in his duel against Edmund.
That Edgar’s revelation of his true identity had the same effect on Kent that it had on Gloucester.