What is your idea of an anti-hero? Do you think that Bartleby is an anti-hero? Give reasons for your answer.

Answer: According to NTC’s Dictionary of Literary Terms an anti-hero is “A central Character, or protagonist, who lacks traditional heroic qualities and virtues (such as idealism, courage, and steadfastness). He may be called a non-hero, or the antithesis of a hero of the old-fashioned kind who was capable of heroic deeds, was dashing, strong, brave and Read More

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