According to the definition of an anti-hero, the anti-hero is a central character in a story, film, or drama who lacks conventional heroic attributes. (Murray et al., 1961). Many anti-heroes have troubling circumstances that have resulted in their current state of being and go through psychological and spiritual conflicts within themselves, which have an impact on the decisions that they make. (Warner, 2008) The anti-hero is often a reluctant rescuer - the one that we follow and adore if only because of his own imperfections and essentially flawed human nature. He or she is someone who resembles ourselves, reminding us not only of the ambiguous morality of reality but also the possibility of liberating change and otherworldliness.
Justice is a behavior or treatment, the quality of being fair and responsible, the administration of the law or authority and maintain this. Greed is the intese and selfish desire for something, especially wealth or power. In the novel The Rag snd Bone Shop Robert Cormier shows an act of greed while seeking an unfair justice. Trent a well known interrogator plays mind games with 12-year old Jason Dorrant searching for a confession to the murder of a 7-year old girl, Alicia Barlett. In the novel The Rag and Bone Shop, Robert Cormier characterizes Trent as a greedy man who stands for justice.
Ashley's disappearance boggles the minds of many. Until, the crime pulls together a mismatched group of friends. United as one, the three work together through the twisted kidnapping. Visiting Bat Lady, raiding the school's surveillance cameras and visiting Plan B, all in hope to save Ashley before it's too late.Shelter meets the guidelines for a quality mystery. The reader shares in the detectives discoveries,
Besides the lack of motives and his egocentricity, his failures in relationships, such as the relationship with Emilia, his parasitic lifestyle, unreliability and lack of responsibility are also proof of the fact that Iago is a psychopath. Perhaps he repressed this for a long time, but as Andrew Bradley says in his Shakespearean Tradegy: “[The play] shows us not a violent man, [...], but a thoroughly bad, cold man, who is at last tempted to let loose the forces within him, and is at once
Jack Vincennes has quite a unique character arc, considering the way we are introduced to him as already a dirty cop. Vincennes is borderline though, more in it for the fame then the money. When Jack gets demoted, he begins to take his career seriously and teams up with Exley throughout the film. They both help each other with the others cases, and begin to understand each other. Vincennes character arc begins with the death of a movie star, realizing how corrupt the police department may be.
The Horseman Arrives Tonight... right? What is the real legend of Sleepy Hollow? Is it an undead assassin in search of the skull taken from him in the revolutionary war, or a man trying to scare away the competition for his woman? Both stories convey a sense confrontation between Ichabod and Brom Bones, in which Brom acts like the horseman to scare Ichabod. The biggest controversy, one that completely changes the story, is the fact that in one story the undead horseman is real, and in the other he is just a man.
Portrayal of drugs and addiction in Requiem for a Dream In Requiem for a Dream, Harry Goldfarb who is the main character is portrayed as a heavy user of drugs. Goldfarb is addicted to heroin and other substances that can be injected into the veins. The film opens with a sign of Goldfarb’s addiction as he steals his mother’s television set in order to pawn for cash for purchase of drugs, which she later re-purchases and the cycle continues. Harry is evidently failing to play his social role as a son to get high. He develops preoccupation with drugs to the extent that it leads him to start purchasing and selling dope as a way of getting high and making money, rejecting conventional society.
However, the inexplicable amount of “dragons” that Chandler presents in the novel hinder Marlowe from being able to accomplish his goals without obstacles. Chandler produces the classic detective novel through his use of conniving criminals, corrupt police, and characters that are slighted by the actions of those in their lives. The novels chief detective, Philip Marlowe, is unable to eliminate every criminal that crosses his path, much to his dismay. Although most of the offenders are apparent from the beginning of the novel, some are not revealed until towards the end. Consider mob boss Eddie Mars; well known by the police officers, along with his hitman Canino, yet no one seems to do anything about it.
Seven is a crime mystery film about two detectives played by Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman. Detective William Somerset is soon retiring because he is tired of his unpleasant living in such a corrupt city and he is training his replacement, Detective David Mills. Throughout the film, the two are chasing a serial killer who designs his killings off the Christian seven deadly sins: lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy, and pride. He believes he is doing God’s good work by “turning each sin against their sinner.” Fincher again began this film with revealing opening credits of diaries and strange belongings that turn out to be owned by John Doe, our serial killer. Fincher also utilizes close-ups of non-speaking faces \to show characters processing information.