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The bleeding heart and the soul by himself up to his head in blood correspond, and the murder of one kinsman by another makes Girard's point of the centrality of fratricide (evidenced in such quasi-brothers as Macbeth and the Norweyan, and in Coriolanus and Aufidius), since it must resolve a crisis of a lack of difference; a crisis inspired by the fear of loss of cultural or social distinction which would allow for differentiation.