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Kent’s Character: Act 5, Scene 3

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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?

A

That Kent’s wish to die was only overpowered by the sweetness of his servitude to Lear.

B

That the duties Kent performed for Lear after Lear’s exile from his daughters’ houses were dishonest.

C

That despite his present disguise, Kent hasn’t rejected his ideas about class hierarchy altogether.

D

That despite his present disguise, Kent wished to join Edgar in his duel against Edmund.

E

That Edgar’s revelation of his true identity had the same effect on Kent that it had on Gloucester.