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    Imagine a world without any villains, there would be no heroes and life would be very boring. To have a good hero the author needs to create a very evil villain.A villain is a person in a story, movie, or play whose evil actions are important to the story.In the “Odyssey” by Homer, the villain Poseidon is very evil because he is vengeful, smart and powerful, but the white coats from “Maximum Ride” by J. Patterson are more evil than Poseidon because they are cruel, inhumane, and betraying. In

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    makes a super villain evil? In stories or movies, you simply just know because there is always this one bad guy that is on the opposite side of the main character, but what characteristic does a super villain obtain that appeal to the viewers as the evil person. First of all, the villain, or the antagonist of the story, always have some type of conflict with the hero, or the protagonist. Second, most villains are cold heart-ed and will do anything to achieve their goals. Lastly, villains tends to deceive

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    Top 5 Worst Movie Villains of All-Time Although movies are a great source of entertainment and information. Conflict situations involving superheroes and villains often go a long way to create a good storyline. The villains usually challenge the superheroes to come out of their comfort zone and fight. However when a villain falls flat by portraying undesirable characteristics, everything else goes out of the window. Here is a list of 5 worst movie villains of all time. Worst Villain of All-Time#5:

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    protagonist’s journey is complete without an antagonist there to reap in their sorrows. One could argue that King Lear there is no protagonist, but there are clear antagonists. Edmund, bastard son of Gloucester, is one of these painfully obvious villains. Every motive he has is to make himself the victor and drag someone else down. The treachery of Edmund’s villainy enhances the meaning of King Lear by putting him in situations that are not only dramatic, but outrageous. Edmund’s villainous ways

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    The show premiere that I watched was Once Upon a Time; the broadcast network is ABC, and it aired on Sunday September 25 at 7/8c. This is the show’s sixth season. The show is based on story book characters that come to the real world after one of their own, The Evil Queen or Regina, casted a curse that made them forget who they were, and the only two people who knows that they are story book characters are a boy, Henry, and the Evil Queen who cursed them. The boy was adopted by Regina, but he is

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    Upon examining representations of femininity of Disney characters, it is evident there is a stark focus on the dichotomy of good girls and bad women. In other words, their behavioral characteristics and prevailing climactic outcomes in the films, such as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, reinforce the idea that claiming agency and independence, is not only associated with evil but also posits a representation of femininity that women are discouraged from emulating. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

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    Being obsessed with technology can destroy a society, and people’s relationships in it. Ray Bradbury wrote Fahrenheit 451 to keep the future from turning into the dystopian world in the book. The characters in the novel are attached to technology more than their own families. Everyone is caught up in television, and they do not stop to see what is going on around them. The firemen burn books and houses instead of putting out fires. Montag finally starts to notice how messed up his society is when

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    Sin, Sinner, Crimes, and Lady Macbeth It is believed that a sin is a sin no matter under what circumstances it was committed. But is it right to believe this? A person who commits a sin is labeled for life as a sinner or criminal, but sometimes, it happens, that there are times when people do commit such mistakes for which they heavily repent. However, what right do common humans have to make a judgment about anyone other than themselves? What may appear to be true may not be the reality at all.

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    Allende changes this common archetype. She uses the good woman and her sexuality to bring about the downfall of the villain. She loves her children and would do whatever it takes to protect them. Casilda fulfills her role as the nurturer by becoming the seductress. She sacrifices herself for her children by sexually tempting Vidal in order to stall and allow the guardia

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    Moral Ambition In Hamlet

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    seemingly virtuous queen, persuading her to give in to his lust” (Act I Scene 5, 42). Gertrude opened herself to being tricked into falling for Claudius by accepting his many gifts and compliments. Hamlet berated his mother, Gertrude, “A murderer and a villain, a low-life who's not worth a twentieth of a tenth of your first husband” (Act III Scene 4, 97). Gertrude helped to hide Claudius’ heinous crime and also profited much by partaking in the riches that were obtained through her husband’s

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    A hero is a villain in the eyes of someone else. This implies that even though someone may be a villain to you, they are a hero in some else's eyes. This applies to both Tom Robinson from To Kill a Mockingbird written by Harper Lee and Victor from Cracked written by K.M Walton. Victor and Tom are both be hated by the people they live with. In Toms case, he is being hated by his small town. In Victors case he is being hated by his parents and kids at school. Tom is hated because he raped a girl cursed

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    How Is Ed Boone A Hero

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    Ed Boone is the antagonist in the novel called the curious incident of the dog in the night-time. Does him being the antagonist make him the villain in this novel. Christopher John Francis Boone, Ed’s son started thinking he was the bad guy from the second half of the book since he found out that his father lied to him about his mother 's death and from everything Christopher tells us about his father, he does seem like a bad guy. But then again are things always as they seem? In the beginning of

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    Quarter 3 Timed Write: The Crucible Darth Vader and The Joker were both nefarious villains because they were always one step ahead of their enemy. In The Crucible, Abigail is a nefarious villain because she thinks well on the spot which makes her ability to fight back stand out. Her willingness to do anything to get her way makes her villainy conspicuous. Abigail enhances the plot because you know that when it looks like Abigail isn’t going to get her way, she always is one step ahead and gets

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    Ways in which both the books are similar: Both the articles are similar in a way that both of them can be related to Classism. Both the main characters have had to go through a lot and also have to make sure that no one knows what they are doing before they know what is happening around them and they can find out how they can stop it. Both the main characters although kids do their best to save their loved ones Both the characters are in some way or the other betrayed by someone they trust Like in

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    Bob Ewell, is Mayella’s father, the villain of the novel and most figures that struts hatred to the African Americans. Bob Ewell has no money, no education, he wants his life to be better, and he pours his anger on whoever is weaker than him. He bashes his daughter when he discovered her intentions towards Tom Robinson; he also tried to hurt Scout and Jem."I see that black nigger yonder ruttin' on my Mayella!" (84) Even the language he uses declares his intentions and anger towards the blacks. In

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    Chapter 1 Introduction I started to watch Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs when I was four years old. I was attracted by the beauty of Snow White and her kind-hearted personality which this made me to repeatedly watch this animated film. However, I was frightened by the horrifying image of the peddler in the film. At time, I was just a little kid who was indeed vulnerable to the media content. Looking at how the stepmother scheme on Snow White, I firmly believe that stepmothers are wicked. As time

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    unrealistic character and too many as a lie from the grandmother to change the family plan. However, as the story continued, we got to know the Misfit for what he really is. He’s a murderer who doesn’t feel anything anymore. The Misfit is not your typical villain. When talking to the grandmother, He seemed to have a soft side to him, even though he ends up murdering her. This suggests that people are not as they

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    What makes an antagonist an antagonist is his willingness to do whatever it takes to reach his goal, no matter who or what gets hurt along the way. This includes the common people who are powerless against the evils that come to find them. In the 1974 film Chinatown, Noah Cross is the antagonist whose plan is to use innocent people and an entire city’s water supply to make a fortune. He doesn’t care about anyone he hurts along the way, even his own daughter, Evelyn Mulray, whom he’s taken advantage

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    William Shakespeare is, perhaps, the greatest literary mind in history. His works, being largely commissioned by royalty and enjoyed by the public, also contain some meanings and interpretations that are topics of widespread debate. This confusion in the minds of readers and scholars is extremely prominent in two of Shakespeare’s most famous plays, Macbeth and Hamlet. In both plays, the titular character faces a wide array of choices. The protagonists respond in methods connected by their shared

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    In the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, the two main characters that the book centers around are the scientist Victor Frankenstein and his creation, known as the monster. While these two characters share the bond of life, their connection is not as strong as it could have been. Due to a multitude of factors, including the reaction to the appearance of the monster, these two characters were pushed further within themselves until everyone around them was gone. This alienation drove many of the important

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