Villain Essays

  • The Evil Villain Poseidon In Homer's Odyssey

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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

  • Top 5 Worst Movie Villains Of All-Time

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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:

  • Juxtaposition In King Lear

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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

  • Observation And Character Analysis: Once Upon A Time

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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

  • Femininity In Disney Essay

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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

  • External Conflict In Fahrenheit 451

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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

  • Theme Of Sinner In Macbeth

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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.

  • 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

  • Archetypes In The Judge's Wife

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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

  • Essay On Tom Robinson Is A Hero

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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

  • Comparing The Crucible And The Joker

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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

  • Macbeth And Hamlet Analysis

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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

  • Isolation And Isolation In Frankenstein

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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

  • House On Mango Street Compare And Contrast Essay

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    Maggard 1 Cole Maggard Johnson English 1 6 November 2014 Character compare and contrast Esperanza from House on Mango Street, Melinda from Speak, and Jean Louise from To Kill a Mockingbird, are very interesting characters that seem to not share many characteristics in each of these novels. These three girls were the main characters of their own books, and in each of these books we learned that they don’t have a lot in common. The personality that these three have just shows how different they

  • Morality And Meaning In The Road By Cormac Mccarthy

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    Morality and Meaning The Road “The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live” thats a quote by Ayn Ran I believe we all have moral standards. Morality describes the principles that govern our behavior. Without these principles in place, societies cannot survive for long. In today's world, morality is frequently thought of as belonging to a particular religious point of view, but by definition, we see that this is not the case. Everyone has a moral

  • Alienation And Identity In Kobo's The Face Of Another

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    Kobo (Kimifusa) Abe is a well-known Japanese author. Abe’s book The Face of Another won the Yomiuri Literature Prize in 1960 (Zolbrod). His work first began to receive international attention during his travel to Eastern Europe (Price, Magill’s). His writing was influenced by his childhood and culture which is prevalent in his novels The Face of Another and Woman in the Dunes. Abe was born on March 7, 1924, in Tokyo, Japan, and before he turned one he moved to Manchuria, China, where he spent most

  • Snatch Social Psychology Analysis

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    In this analysis, I am going to be talking about what social psychological theories that are connected to the movie ‘Snatch’. This film has two main plots. The first being the search for a diamond and the other has to do with the betting of a bare-knuckle gypsy boxer. This film is a very interesting portrail of the world of illegal activites, bare-knuckle boxing and the gypsy community. The main theories I am going to dicuss are Stereotypes, The Balance Theory and Cognitive Dissonance. Concept

  • Elements Of A Tragic Hero In Antigone

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    Everyone knows of heroes for overcoming obstacles to better their citizens, however we rarely highlight the story’s tragic Hero. The tragic hero is much different than your average hero. The tragic hero has particular criteria it must meet based on Aristotle's paper, “The Tragic Hero”. In the Greek play, “Antigone” written by Greek philosopher Sophocles, we are introduced to a young heroine named Antigone, Who’s bravery ended up causing her downfall. The play “A Doll’s House” written by Henrik Ibsen

  • Anti-Semitism In Shylock

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    The character of Shylock is presented as a more nuanced representation than a 1600s anti-Semitic English audience would, perhaps, have expected. The anti-Semitism in the play itself is certainly present. Characters direct much hate and vitriol at Shylock not only for his (admittedly reprehensible) character, but specifically for his Jewishness. Antonio likens him to an "evil soul" and a "devil" (Shakespeare, Act 1 Sc 3, 105-110). Lancelet the servant reiterates this line of thought, saying of "the

  • Character Analysis Of Bob Ewell In To Kill A Mockingbird

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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