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Anti-Heroes Heroes are not always tragic heroes Sometimes they are tragic heroes and other times they are anti-heroes Aristotles theory says the tragic hero will most effectively evoke both our pity and our terror Aristotles theory might work with some tragic heroes but it does not work with Hamlet in Hamlet by Shakespeare and Robert Ross in The Wars by Timothy Findley Hamlet and Robert are not tragic heroes Rather they are antiheroes Their death is the result of their own actions sins mistakes curiosity anger and revenge for someone other than themselves Elders used to say the end result will be the result of ones own actions and deeds This saying can be used to describe Hamlets end result Even though Hamlet is very brave but when it come to revealing the truth he is one of the biggest cowered In Act 1 scene 5 Hamlet finds that his father did not die of a natural cause rather he was murdered by his own uncle his fathers brother His fathers spirit told him Revenge his foul and most unnatural murder Hamlets fathers spirit revealed everything to him but he still hesitated Rather than telling what he saw to his own mother he keeps it within himself Hamlets actions such as this makes people believe that Hamlet is insane On the other hand Roberts end result starts to build up after his beloved sister Rowenas death He loved her so much that at one point he said RowenaWill you stay with me forever RobertYes Rowena RowenaCan the rabbits stay forever too RobertYes Rowena Robert wanted to reassure Rowena that no matter what happens he will be with her He will protect her from every harsh that might come upon her But he failed and now feels sorry for what he had said to her The exact time of death is not known to human race No one knows when they will die so
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