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What are the effects of Edgar’s asides in Act 4, Scene 1?

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They suggest that misunderstanding is a kind of blindness.


They reflect, for the audience, a question about what man has lost when he is at his lowest.


They offer “playing the fool” as an attractive way to get out of familial obligations.


They offer the audience a sustained experience of dramatic irony.


They suggest the difficulty of playing a role, and performing a persona, when genuine emotions are at stake.

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