Tag Archives: Anti-hero

Literary Devices from A to Z – Brought to you by the letter P

      is for Protagonist       A protagonist is the main character in a story. S/he may be cast as hero or anti-hero. I tend to cast my protagonists in the role of narrator in my stories, … Continue reading

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“Heart Shaped Box” not for the faint of heart

In Heart Shaped Box by Joe Hill, Judas Jude Coyne, aging grunge rocker and collector of oddities and antiquities, purchases a ghost online. He later learns the ghost, Craddock McDermott, is the step-father of his ex-girlfriend, Anna, and he has … Continue reading

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The Anti-hero

I love Dexter, be it reading Jeff Lindsay’s novels or watching the television series. It was weird at first, rooting for the bad guy, but the more I read/watched, the more I realized that “bad” had shades of grey. Lately, … Continue reading

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