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In Act 4, Scene 7, Cordelia’s first question to the Doctor when he tells her that he is going to wake Lear is: “Is he array’d”?

What are the possible reasons that Cordelia asks this question?

Select ALL that apply.


Cordelia wants to ensure that her father is physically and psychically ready to be woken before the Doctor does so.


Cordelia’s modesty prevents her from seeing her father in any state of undress.


Cordelia wants the Doctor to respect her father as king, and this will be more instinctively done if Lear is wearing his royal garments.


Cordelia prefers to see her father in his royal garments.


Cordelia thinks it will be good for Lear to recall himself as the king he was, in his royal garments.

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