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villain

Chris Baldick

in The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780198715443
Published online July 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191783234
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The principal evil character in a play or story. The villain is usually the *antagonist opposed to the *

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Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies

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