The Tyranny of Villainy: How Animated Villains Reaffirm Our Ideas of Ugliness

By:¬†Clare-Marie Koh Growing up, I have always enjoyed watching animated films. Their catchy soundtracks, enchanting plots, and heartwarming characters were all appealing to the bright-eyed, bushy-tailed consumer. It is no wonder that both children and adults alike, are drawn to these films which frequently deliver the message that good always defeats evil. However, where there…