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  • Analysis of Othello's Iago, The Perfect Villain

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    How does one create the perfect villain for a story? What qualities are needed in such a character? A good place to start when constructing a villain is to look at William Shakespeare’s villain in Othello, a man called Iago. Iago is wonderfully devious. Throughout the play, he not only poisons Othello’s vision of Desdemona, he does this with no one, excepting Roderigo, the wiser. There are several reasons that make Iago such a terrifying villain. Shakespeare gave certain qualities to his creation

  • Iago In Shakespeare's Othello : A Perfect Villain

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    Surname 5 Olivia Venkus Mrs. Dey World Literature 11/6/17 A Perfect Villain Iago, a character in Shakespeare’s Othello is evil. Evil is a character that it demonstrated through ill, especially in the quest for power and recognition. Most of the time this comes out when a person is obsessed with meeting their personal desires at any costs. This means that all the concepts of human morality will seem irrelevant to the individual until all his or her desired interests are met. In his play Othello

  • Othello Essay : Prove Iago : The Perfect Villain

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    Othello Essay: Prove Iago is the Perfect Villain Throughout the play, Othello, Iago often showed how evil and relentless he certainly is and how he does not care about the characters that interfere with his plan. First, Iago showed how great a villain he is, by how he manipulates almost every character to keep forwarding his plan to ruin Othello. Secondly, he is motivated to get revenge on Othello, which keeps his entire plan in motion. Lastly Iago enjoys ruining people’s lives, in other words

  • Iago as the Perfect Villain of Shakespeare's Othello Essay

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    Iago as the Perfect Villain of Othello      Iago, the villain in Shakespeare’s Othello, is a round character of great depth and many dimensions. Iago works towards an aim that is constantly changing and becomes progressively more tragic. Yet, at times, "honest" Iago does actually seem honest. This essay will explore the complex character of "honest Iago. One of the most interesting questions that crops up is concerning Iago’s motives. What are his reasons to kill every major Venetian in

  • The Difference Between Heroes And Villains

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    Alsford, Mike. Heroes And Villains. Waco: Baylor UP, 2006. Print. “ The very heart of the notion of the villain is a refusal to submit to the social contract” (106). The book distinguishes the difference between heroes and villains and what separates them from each other. Heroes and villains are both gifted with powers that they have received either from a spider bite or they are born with it or the possibility that they are from another planet, in other words “Aliens”. Heroes believe that they

  • One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Character Analysis

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    In Ken Kesey’s novel “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”, the nurse Miss Ratched is a fine example of a realistic fictional villain. Possession of three key components is essential in identifying what makes Miss Ratched a villian. Motive is what drives the villain to commit the very acts that allow them to be considered evil in the first place, and often drive their entire being as a character. While they must possess motive, they must also have a sense of morals that coincides with their motives (typically

  • Villains In Poe's The Cask Of Amontillado

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    Russell Crowe once said, “I like villains because there’s something so attractive about a committed person-they have a plan, an ideology, no matter how twisted. They’re motivated.” The villain’s commitment to follow through with their evil plan is what shapes the story’s plot, which is why they play a very important role in literature. In short stories, villains that are highly motivated and grim creates the best plot that is short enough to keep the reader’s attention but long enough to be considered

  • Megamind And Wreck It Ralph : Movie Analysis

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    have a story of origin on how the main characters established themselves as villains, desire to fit into society and becoming a hero towards the end. Yet, the key differences in the films are the circumstances that the main characters decided to become heroes and how the studios decided to portray the overall tone in the film. Megamind came to earth as a baby in his mini ship. It seems that Megamind was headed towards a perfect home, but fate decided that his ship would land in a prison. As a child

  • Frankenstein : The Villain In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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    society, unpleased by the results. A villain: “a cruelly malicious person who is involved in or devoted to wickedness or crime; scoundrel” (“Villain”), much to the Creature’s dismay, this is a definition that is inevitably cast upon him.   The Creature was not created with the mind of a monster, the tedious life cursed upon it created the mind of a monster, allowing it to flourish. In modern-day pop culture, villains have become iconic. Killer Croc, a villain in the D.C. universe, lived a story similar

  • Is Dr. Horrible Really an Evil Character Essay

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    Dr. Horrible Dr. Horrible may portray the antagonist in Joss Whedon’s mini-series “Dr. Horrible and the Sing along Blog” but he does not actually act evil. As you listen to Dr. Horrible talk on his blog he comes across as a normal guy; you almost could not take him seriously with his talk of “evil” and certainly not a killer. When Dr. Horrible is answering all of his fan mail the letters are filled with sarcasm and questions asking him why he has not succeeded in any of his plans. If he truly

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