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The spice of a story, the element that makes it more than simply heroes and villains, lies within the character of the antihero. is an article about antiheroes in mainstream science fiction movies: ...and one about the 50 Greatest Movie antiheroes: Northrop "Norrie" Frye, (July 14, 1912 – January 23, 1991) was a Canadian literary critic and literary theorist, considered one of the most influential of the 20th century. The Educated Imagination is a website dedicated to Northrop Frye.
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