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What role do the three servants of Act 3, Scene 7 play?
They provide further confirmation for the audience that the play is asking us to identify Goneril, Regan, and Cornwall as the play’s most callous figures.
They provide further confirmation for the audience that Gloucester deserves his punishment at the hands of Cornwall.
They serve as symbols for the slow dissolution of class hierarchy in the play.
They serve as examples of positional loyalty rather than familial loyalty.
They serve as analogues to the other “cruel children” of the play (Goneril, Regan, and Edmund).