The play, then, offers us an example of the tragic hero
i am doing an essay on tragic heroes, and so am studying Macbeth who is a very clear tragic hero, but i need a few more examples of tragic heroes in either literature or preferably films. I was considering Snape from harry potter as one of my choices, but he is very complex, and so i can't see...
MODERN EXAMPLES OF TRAGIC HEROES
In the theater of euro politics, Greece is the most cliché example of the tragic hero. Greece’s noble standing is that of being in the coveted eurozone. Its tragic flaw was pretension in concealing an untenable budget deficit. The downfall is a sovereign debt crisis that has wrecked the Greek economy. The crisis has tested the solidarity of the eurozone, rattled the stability of the currency, and brought doubt to the euro’s future.
i think that spiderman is an example of a tragic hero. His tragic flaw is Mary Jane. He will do anything to keep her safe. But he never really dies. But I think he's a tragic hero.