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Spiderman Superman and Batman are heroes of a childs imagination on the other hand Green Goblin Kryptonite and The Joker are the villains who are greatly despised on King Lear by William Shakespeare displays the clash among good versus evil how the good rules over the evil by sacrificing his her life to let order be restored and gain a new sense of moral understanding and become a role model to be looked on In King Lear Shakespeares most malicious antagonist Edmund displays villainy eagerness and cunningness that create an obstacle that the protagonist faces to overcome struggles and attain redemptionA villain is someone or something that clashes against the hero A villain becomes a villain by having an intent that is directly or indirectly caused by the hero In King Lear there is three main antagonists one being Regan and Goneril and other Edmund Edmund is the illegitimate son of Gloucester who faces constant criticism and remarks regarding his birth and how it is due an affairEdmund says Legitimate Edgar I must have your landOur fathers love is to the bastard EdmundAs to the legitimate Fine wordlegitimateWell my legitimate if this letter speedAnd my invention thrive Edmund the baseShall top the legitimate I grow I prosperNow gods stand up for bastards 1216-22Edmund states his reason how he faces mockery and judgement regarding his bastard birth and being treated as a second-class citizen In doing so he devises a plan to take revenge against Gloucester and Edgar The repeated use of legitimate puts emphasis and hinders to the fact about his brother Edgar how he is the rightful owner of his fathers heir and status as result Edmund gets nothing In order for villains to attain their goal they use persons as their dolls to succession and defeat similarly Edmund uses his father and brother as objects of his plan As he says I grow I prosper defines his character and mould into whata villains
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