• A James Patterson Hero!!!!!!
  • Byronic hero/Romantic hero Aristotelian tragic hero Mythic hero (Joseph Campbell)
  • Oscar Wilde, Edgar Allan Poe, Nietzsche, Charles Dickens, Aesop... The list is endless:)
  • Promethean- goes against unjust god - Satan in Paradise Lost Epic/Mythic - often unhumanly strong/big - Beowulf Aristotelian/ Tragic - something bad happens at the end, overall misfortunate, unfair fate - Hamlet, Oedipus Christian - abides by christian morals - Atticus Finch in TO Kill a Mocking Bird, and many claim Harry Potter is one too Arthurian/ Chivalric - chivalrous, etc. - King Arthur, Sir Gawain Romantic - rejects social norms, rejected by society, holds self as center of his own existence - Dantes in Counte of Monte Cristo
  • The Anti hero. usually an extremely flawed or sometimes even evil person who often lacks the qualities associated with a more traditional hero. Some examples include Batman (the brooding Vigilante) or Alex from A Clockwork Orange.
  • In "Iron John" by Robert Bly The wounded hero. Check it out

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