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“Report is changeable”: Act 4, Scene 7

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In Act 4, Scene 7, Kent tells the Gentleman who shares his intelligence of what is happening in the political realm that “report is changeable.” Why does he say this?

A

Because Kent knows that Edgar will not be in Germany for long.

B

Because Kent knows that the Gentleman has heard many different reports about where Edgar is.

C

Because the Gentleman’s report of Edgar's banishment is misinformed.

D

Because the Gentleman’s report about Kent's whereabouts is misinformed.

E

Because the Gentleman’s report that Cornwall was slain is misinformed.