non-hero

non-hero

n
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) another name for antihero
2. (Film) another name for antihero
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Only one thing was certain: This non-hero does not belong in the hallowed grounds of the Libingan ng mga Bayani.
Resolutely unsentimental, this book celebrates the love shared by a kid and his non-hero dad.
Compared to traditional Chinese film anti-Japanese heroes and the non-hero in Red Sorghum, the characters in Devils on the Doorstep are almost anti-heroes.
Seven years after portraying the non-hero "my grandpa" in Zhang's Red Sorghum, now he wanted to make an even more daring WWII film with anti-heroic Chinese characters whose main action is not fighting the Japanese but protecting the Japanese captives.
Early on in Apuleius's The Golden Ass before Lucius, the non-hero of the first ten books, has changed into an ass, the reader learns from two ignoble citizens of the witching city of Thessalian Hypata that Lucius's parents' names are Theseus and Salvia.
Isis, her husband Osiris (or Osirapis), and their son Horus, into whom the asinine non-hero Lucius of the first ten books is ultimately transformed, ever battle the disintegrating irruptions of Seth, god of chaos, one of whose theriomorphs is the flame-red ass.
Your correspondent Mr Hughes has Cunedda as a non-hero.
Our tortured non-hero heads for the dark continent where, one by one, he saves his chums and proves he's a brave man after all.
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