Analysis Of The Book ' V For Vendetta ' Essay

1187 Words Oct 21st, 2016 5 Pages
“It’s a quotation. A motto… ‘Vi veri veniversum vivus vici.’ By the power of truth, I, while living, have conquered the universe,” explained V during Evey’s first tour of the Shadow Gallery (Moore, et al. 43). In V for Vendetta, a graphic novel written by Alan Moore and illustrated by David Lloyd, a masked man destabilizes a totalitarian Britain in the post-nuclear world. V, the masked man, influenced multiple lives as he spread his message of freedom in society that was constantly monitored by the multiple sections of the government. In the end, V risked the ruins of Britain in order for people to possess the chance of creating a world for individual liberties. Typically, most archetypical works of literature contain protagonists that behave like quintessential heroes, whereas V strayed from this by using controversial, yet necessary means to propel his cause. He still deserved the title of a hero because V pushed each of these characters to develop and influence the world in a better way, which was his plan for humanity. V’s lessons helped Evey and Finch discover their own truths; thus, pushing them towards their personal destinies that would alter the world. Notably, Evey Hammond changed drastically because of the ordeals that she endeavored due to V and she gained more influence in the world. Initially, Evey was presented as a youthful, innocent child with her noticeably blonde and childlike hair style. After first arriving at the Shadow Gallery once she was saved by V…

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