Andrew Pyper's Definition Of An Anti Hero

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It is often said that heroes are made, not born; they are shaped by the paths they take and not the gifts they were born with. The same can be said for villains; they too are shaped by the paths they take and the life they make for themselves. Based on the philosophical belief that all people are born neither good nor bad, one can say that heroes and villains are made through their experiences in life. In his award winning novels the Killing Circle and the Guardians, Andrew Pyper explores the anti-hero. He introduces readers to the Killing Circle’s protagonist, Patrick Rush and The Gaurdians’ Randy (insert last name here); both of which become the anti-hero of their respective stories. An anti-hero is defined as a protagonist who lacks the
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