What Is Edmund Resentful

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If I were the director of the play king Lear, I will pick the proposed performance approach of Edmund being resentful and angry to Gloucester because he has endorsed society’s beliefs that bastard sons are inferior human beings. I believe that Edmund has many reasons to be resentful and angry to Gloucester and society in general which will make Edmund more like a villain rather than a victim. Even though, the audience will most likely prefer a more vulnerable character that lays out his heart and demonstrate his true emotional response, I believe that a villain has more of an impact in an audience because they are able to see exactly what decisions the villains have made wrong and what dominant emotions they have lean on that are not as powerful
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