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Why does Oliver call the court "the new court" to Charles?In Act 1st Scene 1st
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Because there is a new Duke in the court that is Duke Frederick who banished his brother.
Posted by priya-varshney on March 13, 2011 at 9:38 PM (Answer #1)
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Duke Senior has been be-throned and his kingdom has been usurped. Shakespeare tries to highlight the fact that there has been a change. Hence he uses the word new court since their is a new Duke.
Posted by aartihelpdesk on March 17, 2011 at 6:25 PM (Answer #2)
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