What's in a Word | All Blogs


A classic villain

By Debra Dobbins

 

 

 

 

Iago is one of William Shakespeare’s most conniving villains. He is the antagonist in Shakespeare’s drama, Othello.

An antagonist, according to Wikipedia, is a “character, group of characters, or institution, that represents the opposition against which the protagonist must contend.”


Illustration of Othello (left) and Iago from William and Mary Lamb’s Tales from Shakespeare (1901)
Photo of illustration courtesy of Wikipedia

 

COMMENTS

Please Login or Register to leave a comment.




Recent Posts
I WILL SQUEEZE YOU (I WILL SQUEEZE YOU)
By Nic.Korte
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Bloomin’ berries
By Penny Stine
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Happy transplants
By Penny Stine
Monday, May 16, 2016

Happy spinach
By Penny Stine
Friday, May 13, 2016

SMALL TOWN INVASION
By Nic.Korte
Thursday, May 12, 2016


TOP JOBS




THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Advertiser Tearsheet
Information

© 2016 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy