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Oswald to Kent: “Why, what a monstrous fellow art thou”

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Early Act 2, Scene 2, Oswald says to Kent: “Why, what a monstrous fellow art thou.” What reasons does Oswald have for saying this?

Select ALL that apply.

A

Kent has not given Oswald a generous welcome.

B

Kent has just led Oswald’s horse into the mud.

C

Kent has just listed off a catalogue of disparaging epithets describing Oswald.

D

Oswald does not remember that he and Kent fought outside of Albany's palace just two days ago, and Kent has responded antagonistically to his apparent forgetfulness.

E

Kent has threatened violence against Oswald.