What and Who Is a Villain?
Think about characteristics that make a great villain. Is it just their evil qualities, or is there something more that make villains interesting?
This novel seems to have several possible villains. With that in mind, join a group as directed and do the following.
- Discuss further with your group the idea of a great villain.
- Then, using references to the text to support your opinion, explain which of the following would be considered the best example of a villain.
- The older Evrémonde (Darnay’s father)
- The younger Evrémonde (Darnay’s uncle, whom we met at the start of the novel)
- Madame Defarge