The Anti-Hero: Why We Love a Good Bad Guy Quiz

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  1. Why do you think so many TV shows are depicting their main characters as anti-heroes? [1]
  2. Come up with another example of an anti-hero from film, TV, or a book. Explain why he or she is an anti-hero. [1]
  3. In “The Three Little Pigs,” the wolf is depicted as a villain. However, in an adapted story, “The True Story of the Three Little Pigs,” by Jon Scieszka, the wolf is an anti-hero. He is misunderstood who still eats pigs, but has his reasons. Choose a villain from film, TV, or a book, and write his or her back-story to make him or her an anti-hero, and not just a straight out villain. [1]
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