Who is but the form following the function of what and what I am is a man in a mask. Evey: Well I can see that. V . : Of course you can, I’m not questioning your powers of observation, I’m merely remarking upon the paradox of asking a masked man who he is.
His confidante Evey Hammond speculates in the comic that V might be her own father , who was arrested years before as a political prisoner; V denies it, however, and Moore has confirmed that V is not Evey’s father .
The protagonist, V , symbolizes the revolution. V’s name comes from the Roman numeral for five, which is the room number he was imprisoned in while being forced to undergo medical experiments at a resettlement camp. V writes a graffiti symbol that incorporates the letter V as a means of defiance against the government.
The definitions of 20 of the “ V ” words of your choice • A “translation” of the speech into your own words .
V’s background and identity are never revealed . He is at one point an inmate at “Larkhill Resettlement Camp”—one of many concentration camps where black people, Jews, leftists, beatniks, homosexuals and Ethnic Irish are exterminated by Norsefire, a fascist dictatorship that rules Britain.
The deterioration of Rika’s mental health finally culminated in Rika abusing V , giving him the eye injury that would eventually turn him blind .
In the comic book series, V abandons Evey after he kills Lilliman; in the film, she runs away from V after attempting to betray him to Lilliman, then goes to Deitrich for protection. Evey does form a relationship with Deitrich, but the two do not become lovers, as he is homosexual.
Natalie Portman looked forward to shaving her head totally bald for the role of Evey Hammond during the torture scenes, stating that she has wanted to do it for a long time. For the shaving scene, the crew and the shaving guys had only one take to do it.
In the film version, V bares the Guy Fawkes mask as homage to the historical figure whose plight to overthrow a nasty government is similar to V’s own ambitions. He also wears the mask to cover up his severe burns and hide his identity. With the mask , he can be more than a man: he can become a symbol.
In Unicode the symbol is encoded U +2228 ∨ LOGICAL OR (HTML ∨ · ∨, ∨ ). In TeX, it is vee or lor . One motivation and the most probable explanation for the choice of the symbol V is the latin word “vel” meaning “or” in the inclusive sense. Several authors use “vel” as name of the “or” function.
The central theme of V for Vendetta is freedom and its relationship with anarchy, or the absence of government. V describes himself as an anarchist (as does Alan Moore, the author) — one who believes that all governmental authority is corrupt because it infringes on human freedom.
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V is the main protagonist from V for Vendetta and the deuteragonist of the movie of the same name. It was intended by the author of the story Alan Moore that V be sufficiently morally gray so as to be seen as both a hero and a villain .
V . : Of course you can , I’m not questioning your powers of observation, I’m merely remarking upon the paradox of asking a masked man who he is . The only verdict is vengeance; a vendetta, held as a votive not in vain, for the value and veracity of such shall one day vindicate the vigilant and the virtuous.