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
Get ready, set, grow
By Penny Stine
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Wordless Wednesday: New Specs
By Richie Ann Ashcraft
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Review: Grand Valley Climbing Center
By Richie Ann Ashcraft
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

A little overdue but, hey, so was the baby
By Melinda Mawdsley
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

A Penny Pinching Ski Lunch
By Julie Norman
Monday, February 23, 2015


TOP JOBS




THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Advertiser Tearsheet
Information

© 2015 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy