Does "central villain" mean "big bad" here?

"Into this situation Shakespeare introduced one of the most striking characters in the play: the central villain, Aaron the Moor."

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  • Tina
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    1 month ago
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    No, it means 'central villain,' as distinct from the minor ones, such as Tamara and her sons, especially if you are about to write an essay on 'Titus Andronicus.' Using a term like 'big bad' will suggest that you are not taking your subject seriously, so there will be no reason for your tutor/teacher to take you seriously.

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