Edmund Iago And Richard III Character Analysis

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Shakespeare created the new style of villains he shows the battle between the good and evil side of human soul. Shakespeare gave more human qualities to a villain than it was already shown in sixteen century’s plays. Shakespeare’s villain like Edmund, Iago and Richard iii express their intentions and motives in the soliloquy effectively. Soliloquy helps them to build a connection with audience while explaining their motives (Jones, 2010) Edmund was the brother of Edgar, he goes onany heights to achieve his goals and also deceived his father and brother. He is strong and had a great mind which can easily analyse the situations (Lofgren, 2010). His extreme egoism compels him to use his social disadvantage as an excuse for honorable self-advancements. His plot was motivated by his egoism and his thirst for power. Edmund was the cold blooded opportunist and wouldn’t miss a chance to manipulate Lear political issues in his favor. He had no family feeling that’s why he gets rid of his brother firstly and then deceived his father. The show of sympathy and nobility in the end of play was rather hypocrisy by Edmund (Sadowski, 2015).Like all the villains Edmund had a common trait of unchangeable character and had no development in his character. The main causes of his evil deeds…show more content…
Bastards always long for firstly the foremost recognition in the society and parental love which Edmund doesn’t have. (Laroque, Lselin, Alatorre, 2009). Franz Moore resembles the character of Edmund. Just like Edmund he convinces his father of the disloyalty of his brother in order of deceives his father and brother. Also, toward the end of the play he realizes that his doings were wrong and all these actions he does because of the society’s prescribed law which doesn’t allow him his rights. (Sheer Ziarko,

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