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Marvin Rosenberg

"the morality seekers begrudge him his absolute loyalty to his mistress- it is easier to see him merely bad".


Marvin Rosenberg

"His loyalty is a curious mirroring of that of Kent, his first antagonist, and that of Edgar, his last".


Marvin Rosenberg

"he tries to serve her even beyond death"


M.A. McDonald

"As servants Kent and the Fool, together with Oswald and Edgar's Poor Tom are part of a study of service or true service in the play."

"Oswald is to Kent like a shadow".


Judy Kronenfeld

"Shakespeare gives us nightmare inversions of service as rendered by Oswald".