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The Nature and Redemption of the Anti-Hero

A Literary Analysis of the Anti-Hero Trope

What makes a hero? In literature a hero (or heroine) is defined as ‘The principle male and female characters in a work of literature’ and ‘In criticism the terms carry no connotations of virtuousness or honour.’[1] Yet any reader’s natural moral code should reject antagonistic protagonists just as easily as they cast judgement in reality. [...]
Posted in Investigations on March 12, 2020 One Comment 15 min read Continue reading

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