Antihero Definition Template
Updated: 10/20/2017
Antihero Definition Template
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Defining the Anti Hero

By Rebecca Ray

A growing trend in literature, on screen, and on stage has moved to produce more flawed human protagonists. Gone are the days of perfect role models - paragons of virtue who are brave, capable, and who always do the right thing. Instead of these inspirational heroes, many works feature a complementary archetype: the anti hero.


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Storyboard Description

Anti-hero or Anti-hero Definition Template for Hero vs. Antihero studying Protagonist

Storyboard Text

  • INTRODUCTION
  • Hi, I am (____). I am a deep person it will take time to get to know me.
  • CHARACTER TRAITS
  • This is who I want to be and do, (_______) I seem like a great person.
  • DYNAMIC
  • Well I do have a few issues I need to work out like (_____).
  • NEGATIVE TRAITS
  • I never thought my (______) would get in the way.
  • POSITIVE TRAITS
  • ...but people still like me because I (______).
  • CONCLUSION
  • Will I ever change?
  • Antihero is introduced.
  • The reader begins to see character traits.
  • The reader learns that the character is dynamic. Often having positive and negative traits.
  • The negative traits of the protagonist make him an antihero.
  • ...yet his positive attributes give them a redeeming quality.
  • Conclusion: antihero