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

Select ALL that apply.

A

They suggest that misunderstanding is a kind of blindness.

B

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

C

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

D

They offer the audience a sustained experience of dramatic irony.

E

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

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