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The novel necessarily focuses on its antihero’s internal world; the movie effortlessly calls attention to the situation of the Pied-Noir, living amid a sea of subjugated natives.
Angelina Jolie as A Clockwork Orange‘s ultraviolent antihero Alex?
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First Known Use of antihero
ANTIHERO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of antihero for English Language Learners
: a main character in a book, play, movie, etc., who does not have the usual good qualities that are expected in a hero
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