Wednesday, November 19, 2014

antihero: Common Errors in English Usage Entry for Wednesday, November 19, 2014

In literature, theater, and film, an antihero is a central character who is not very admirable: weak, lazy, incompetent, or mean-spirited. However, antiheroes are rarely actually evil, and you should not use this word as a synonym for “villain” if you want to get a good grade on your English lit paper.

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