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In the conversation between Lear and Kent that concludes with Kent’s banishment, what are the metaphors that Kent uses to describe himself in relationship to the king?

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The image of the doctor; if Lear kills him, it will be the disease rather than the patient and doctor who profit.


The shaft of the arrow that Lear is aiming at him, suggesting that Kent will not bend much before he breaks.


The fork that will pierce Lear’s heart if Kent is banished.


The target of Lear’s vision.


A chess piece that Lear has used to make war against his enemies in the game of domination.

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