31 Days, 31 Villains: #11-#10, Regan and Goneril

These two sisters, the older daughters of King Lear, are cold and cruel to their father, their sister, and ultimately, each other. What turned these two into such awful creatures?

The Villains so far:
#31 – Iachimo, Cymbeline
#30 – Saturninus, Titus Andronicus
#29 – Cloten, Cymbeline
#28, #27 – Chiron and Demetrius, Titus Andronicus
#26 – Caliban, The Tempest
#25 – Shylock, Merchant of Venice
#24 – Cassius, Julius Caesar
#23 – Proteus, Two Gentlemen of Verona
#22 – Duke Frederick, As You Like It
#21 – Don John, Much Ado About Nothing
#20 – Duke of Buckingham, Richard III
#19 – Antonio, The Tempest
#18 – Dionyza, Pericles
#17 – The Queen, Cymbeline
#16 – Leontes, A Winter’s Tale
#15 – Antiochus, Pericles
#14 – Duke of Cornwall, King Lear
#13 – Oliver, As You Like It
#12 – Queen Margaret, Henry VI and Richard III

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One comment on “31 Days, 31 Villains: #11-#10, Regan and Goneril

  1. Eleanor Elizabeth Forman says:

    How come you don’t mention one poisoning the other amongst their crimes?

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