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Pixar's The Incredibles pokes fun at comic book superhero tropes like capes, costumes, and, of course, how a supervillain will stop in his tracks to monologue at the hero for no discernible reason. Why do villains do this? Let's analyze the history and narrative function of the supervillain monologue throughout comics and movies to explain why Syndrome's speech towards Mr. Incredible is actually a brilliant creative tool!
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