Lavery describes the progression of Dexter's heroic anti-heroism
as 'unprecedented' (p.
Of more concern is what looks like a pretty broad-brush literary history that suggests that the nineteenth-century novel was populated by "conventional, often unbelievable heroes" (24) whereas "the dreary emptiness of twentieth-century existence" (106) produced a fiction wallowing in an ethically numb existential nihilism, from which Greene's brand of anti-heroism
(or reheroization) offers a way out.
For their part, Miss Ellen, Miss Rose and Mistress Benson as harbingers of oppression, performed with a sort of comedic anti-heroism
that didn't completely justify the buffoonery asked of them.
Splinter Cell: Double Agent'' takes the legendary Sam Fisher and puts him in uncharted territory -- the world of anti-heroism
But I think this was a genuine piece of 60s mythology about heroism and anti-heroism
, that was made with a big heart and we all had a wonderful time making it.
Anti-heroism also characterizes the distinguished Puerto Rican historian Fernando Pico's account of how in Ponce, one of the first towns invaded by the Americans, 'los poncenos habian recibido a los americanos con celebraciones' (Pico, p.
Such mutual identification accompanies an account of affecting anti-heroism.
Notably, both characters' transitions into American anti-heroism, while precipitated by the hunt, actually occur through a transgression of time.
Francis Macomber also achieves anti-heroism through temporal expediency.
So Francis, too, achieves anti-heroism through his limited mastery over time.
Monolith is creating a game that turns Gotham City upside down and we think fans are going to have a blast with this creative twist on multiplayer heroism and anti-heroism
as they play up the classic rivalry between Batman and The Joker.
Once Dettmar leaves the trail of Stephen's developing anti-heroism
(with scant treatment of the opening chapters of Ulysses, where Stephen figures prominently), the argument becomes familiar: Joyce rejects mimesis and slips into a "maniacal expressive form" that exposes the "artificial nature of all discourse" (pp.