Tim Adams Discusses How Antiheroes Reflect Our Weaknesses

TED Video – An antihero of one’s own by Tim Adams
From: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/an-anti-hero-of-one-s-own-tim-adams

How can an antihero teach us about the heroic–and sometimes, the unheroic–characteristics that shape a story’s protagonist? From jealousy to self-doubt, Tim Adams challenges us to consider how antiheroes reflect the very mortal weaknesses that can be found within all of us.

This TED-ED video (4:11) explores the pattern of the anti-hero using references to Fahrenheit 451 and 1984 , among others. Captioned, includes follow-up questions and other support.

An anti-hero of one's own – Tim Adams

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