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Author Topic: About Bigwig  (Read 829 times)

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About Bigwig
« on: March 20, 2016, 03:43:40 PM »
Hello
No discussion in this thema now i will make one.
I start with the Rabbit i hate so much
Bigwig...he is strong yes but i hate him he
Hurts Woundwort just for fun i think they wanted more Rabbits for themself.
He looks not very good there are better ones.
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About Bigwig
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2016, 03:14:31 AM »
Quote from: DarkOne on Mar 20 2016, 11:43:40 AM
Hello
No discussion in this thema now i will make one.
I start with the Rabbit i hate so much
Bigwig...he is strong yes but i hate him he
Hurts Woundwort just for fun i think they wanted more Rabbits for themself.
He looks not very good there are better ones.
Greetings
DarkOne
So you admire and hate him. What are your reasons for hating him?

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About Bigwig
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2016, 01:11:44 PM »
Hi
Have you seen the Movie?
When you look later you will see what Bigwig do with Woundwort!
He Attacked him! He betrayed him. He lies in his Beautiful Face.
I hate everyone that do bad things to Woundwort. But i hate the People that love him too.
He is mine and nobody has to hurt him.
Bigwig has hurt him and this is why i hate him and he is ugly.
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About Bigwig
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2016, 08:54:47 PM »
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« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2016, 12:16:19 AM »
Quote from: BigwigIsLoveBigwigIsLife on Apr 10 2016, 04:54:47 PM
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About Bigwig
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2016, 10:06:55 PM »
He hardly hurts Woundwort 'just for fun'. A tyrant needed stopping; there was reason behind it all. It was never 'fun'! Bigwig is my favourite character, but fair enough if you're not so keen. But some of your reasoning is a bit unfair to him. :p
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About Bigwig
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2016, 01:09:06 AM »
I'm surprised that anyone likes Woundwort. I suppose on some level I can admire his military prowess and the success of his "might makes right" doctrine.  But really Bigwig just bested him at his own game (and as a self-sacrifice for others.)  

Woundwort was a slave owner/murderer who led a military dictatorship that involved sexual domination/rape by males and had no qualms with murdering his own people.  It's hard to find anything redeeming about that.
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About Bigwig
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2016, 10:56:30 AM »
He can kill whoever he want. I don't care about how he was!
Now he is not like a bad Rabbit.
He is wonderful and sweet! He loves me like no one ever did.
I don't care what you said about raping. He can let rape it doesn't matter to me
Other rabbits are nothing for me.
We have three Children and our Relationship is perfect.
One time we will marry he is not bad anymore! Ok he said one time that he will kill me if i ever betray him.
Ok i don't need a human on my Side i need only Woundwort. Since four years.
No one can tear us apart.

NOBODY!

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« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2018, 02:53:10 AM »
Quote from: Corporal Hicks on May 20 2016, 09:09:06 PM
I'm surprised that anyone likes Woundwort. I suppose on some level I can admire his military prowess and the success of his "might makes right" doctrine.  But really Bigwig just bested him at his own game (and as a self-sacrifice for others.)  

Woundwort was a slave owner/murderer who led a military dictatorship that involved sexual domination/rape by males and had no qualms with murdering his own people.  It's hard to find anything redeeming about that.
I wouldn't say that  I liked Woundwort...as admiration and liking are not the same. I would say I admired his ability, at least in the book, to be able to have the intelligence and the military capability to have FORMED Efrafa...in the same way dictators have the ability to influence people through fear, but also through their intelligence and capability to instill that. You can't really be stupid and be a dictator. There was a little sympathy for Woundwort when I read in the book where his mother had been killed and he was 'shivering' out there as a tiny bunny, but, he proved through a short period of time he had a very vicious personality and it had nothing to do with being alone as a baby. As with dictators and sociopaths, their personality is bereft of conscience.

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About Bigwig
« Reply #9 on: January 20, 2018, 06:55:42 PM »
Bigwig is easily my favorite character. So when I read this I was honestly stunned at the view point placed on Woundwort. Yes he kept a lot of rabbits alive but he was in the long run a slave driver, murderer, and...what not many have covered here...a rapist.

In the book it goes into detail that each doe is forced to mate whenever they came into season, with whichever owsla member, or other higher up rabbit called for them. They were not allowed to choose.  In fact one of the things Bgwig says to Hysenthlay is that at Watership Down a doe gets the freedom to mate with whom she chooses.

That alone is enough to condemn him, but also add to his perverse list the capture, murder of many rabbits, and his will to stifle their own nature. As scene when he forbids them from digging, eating certian amounts, and even going to the bathroom when they choose and where a rabbit is most comfortable doing. He longed to control every aspect of their lives. Adam's himself said that he compared Woundwort's way of thinking to Hitler. While Bigwig is more or less a hero for releasing the rabbits that were kept under Woundwort's rule.

Yes he betrayed him but he went into that mission with that intent. And honestly I think that the betrayal to a tyrant can hardly be called dishonorable. This is just the way I see it though. You're free to like and see any character how you wish. :)
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Re: About Bigwig
« Reply #10 on: June 06, 2018, 04:31:39 AM »
**answering this post in kind, since clearly a more thoughtful, nuanced response would be utterly wasted here**

Woundwort is a tyrant and a bully.
He is Evil! Evil! Evil!
He fully deserved all he got, and more.
He is not worth the tuft of fur
on Bigwig’s head.
Bigwig saved his warren,
Bigwig is a hero!
DOWN WITH THE GENERAL!
HOORAH FOR BIGWIG!


’Silflay hraka, u embleer rah.’

That is all.
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Re: About Bigwig
« Reply #11 on: June 06, 2018, 05:21:12 AM »
‘ I am sorry for you with all my heart.
But you cannot blame us,
for you came to kill us if you could.
...Believe me, I am sorry for your death.’


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