Why is Don John full of bitterness in Much Ado About Nothing?

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Let us remember what has just happened prior to the beginning of this hilarious comedy. Don John has just tried to overthrow his brother and the soldiers that enter in Act I scene 1 have just fought the rebel force of Don John's soldiers. Don Pedro, Don John's brother, has forgiven Don John and receieved him "into his graces," yet clearly Don John is overwhelmed by bitterness because of his failed attempt to seize...

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