Monday, June 13, 2011

Memorable Villains in Literature

Here is another list in what is becoming an irregular "series" of lists of things memorable in literature. Today's list is of a few memorable villains.

-Iago in “Othello” (Shakespeare)
-Edmund in “King Lear” (Shakespeare)
-Pap Finn in “Huckleberry Finn” (Twain)
-Robert Lovelace in “Clarissa” (Richardson)
-Clare Quilty in “Lolita” (Nabokov)
-Bill Sikes in “Oliver Twist” (Dickens)
-Alec d’Urberville in “Tess of the d’Urbervilles” (Hardy)
-Mr. Hyde in “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” (Stevenson)
-Mr. Kurtz in “Heart of Darkness” (Conrad)
-Mrs. Danvers in “Rebecca” (Du Maurier)
-The White Witch in “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” (Lewis)
-The Wicked Witch of the West in “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” (Baum)

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